SelecTree: Tree Detail
Photo Locations: Sacramento, CA
Resistant to oak root fungus. Sometimes chlorotic.
Native to Mexico.
Erect, Spreading or Weeping and requires ample growing space.
Has Evergreen foliage.
Height: 50 - 70 feet.
Width: 20 - 30 feet.
Growth Rate: 36 or More Inches per Year.
Longevity 50 to 150 years.
Leaves Needle, Medium to Light 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, Fissured.
Shading Capacity Rated as Moderately Dense in Leaf.
Litter Issue is Dry Fruit.
Tree Site Conditions & Constraints
Sunset Zones 6 - 9 and 12 - 24.
USDA Hardiness Zones 8 - 9.
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade.
Moist to Dry Soil.
Loam or Sand Texture.
Highly Acidic to Slightly Alkaline Soil pH.
Seaside Tolerance is Good in Mild Zone.
Pests & Disease Information
Resistant to Oak Root Fungus, Texas Root Rot and Verticillium. Susceptible to Aphids, Chlorosis.
Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns
Branch Strength Rated as Medium.
Root Damage Potential Rated as Moderate.
Allergy Health Hazard.
Attracts Birds and Squirrels.
Not Deer Palatable.
Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Pinus patula Tree Record." 1995-2018. Feb 24, 2018.
< https://selectree.calpoly.edu/tree-detail/pinus-patula >