Timber tree also used for ornamental purposes. Bonsai. It is a variety of Pinus nigra from which it differs according to the region of origin that is South of France and Iberian Peninsula. It is used for reforestation and erosion control.
Evergreen conifer growing up to 55m tall. Green needles. The bark is brown yellowish turning to grey. Little brown pine cones filled with seeds.
Prefers limestone, clear and basic soils.
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.
Height of plant: Plug: 20/25cm - 1.2 Litre Plug: 60/80cm