The Aleppo Pine is a Mediterranean Pine valuable for timber and ornamental use. Erosion control. It can be cultivated in groups, alignment or singular tree. It contains turpentine, an active substance. Its wood is used for furniture and boxes. Bonsai.
Conifer up to 20m tall with fine perennial yellow-green needle-like leaves. Rounded or irregular canopy. Elongated and small brown cones that contain the seeds. It prefers neutral, basic and dry soils. It adapts to very poor and skeletal soils, preferring those of limestone origin. Very resistant to drought, thermophilic and sensitive to frost. Fast growing.
Dig a hole at least two or three times as wide and deep as the root ball. Take out the plant from the container and loosen roots to allow them to spread out in all direction. Cut possible broken roots. Mix the soil extracted with a substrate and fill part of the hole with the mixture obtained. Place the plant in the hole and cover with the remaining mixture. Compact the soil around the plant and water thoroughly.