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CLUSTER PINE, MARITIME PINE
Pinus pinaster

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Photo Locations: Washington Park Arboretum - Seattle, WA and Hoyt Arboretum - Portland, OR

General Notes

A vigorous growing pine for coastal areas.

Native to Mediterranean Region.

Family: Pinaceae

Additional Common Names

CLUSTER PINE, MARITIME PINE

Tree Characteristics

Erect, Spreading or Weeping and requires ample growing space.

Conical Shape.

Has Evergreen foliage.

Height: 80 - 90 feet.

Width: 30 - 35 feet.

Growth Rate: 36 Inches per Year.

Longevity Greater than 150 years.

Leaves Needle, Glossy Dark Green, No Change, Evergreen.

Flowers Inconspicuous. . Has separate male and female flowers on the same tree (monoecious).

Brown Cone, Very Large (Over 3.00 inches), fruiting in Winter.

Bark Dark Brown, Red Brown or Light Green, Furrowed or Ridged.

Shading Capacity Rated as Moderately Dense in Leaf.

Litter Issue is Dry Fruit.

Tree Site Conditions & Constraints

Sunset Zones 14 - 24.

USDA Hardiness Zones 7 - 10.

Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade.

Moist to Dry Soil.

Loam or Sand Texture.

Highly Acidic to Slightly Alkaline Soil pH.

Salinity Tolerance is Good Inland to Moderate on Coast.

Seaside Tolerance is Good in Moderate Zone.

Pests & Disease Information

Resistant to Texas Root Rot and Verticillium. Susceptible to Aphids, Phytophthora and Root Rot.

Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns

Branch Strength Rated as Strong.

Root Damage Potential Rated as Moderate.

Allergy Health Hazard.

Biogenic Emissions considered Moderate.

Attracts Birds and Squirrels.

Not Deer Palatable.

Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Pinus pinaster Tree Record." 1995-2017. Nov 20, 2017.
< http://selectree.calpoly.edu/tree-detail/pinus-pinaster >

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