Balkan Pine

Balkan Pine – Pinus peuce

Balkan Pine

The Balkan pine is a slow-growing tree native to  SE Europe: Albania, Bulgaria, Greece and Yugoslavia.

Balkan Pine grows in a relatively compact pyramidal form, and its outstanding long needle and huge cones add winter interest, making for a good screen, ornamental, or specimen planting in all types of landscapes. Sometimes used in Bonsai.

Leaf: 3 to 4″ straight, stiff, dark green needles in bundles of 5; dark green on top and grayish green on underside. 3 to 6″ cylindrical cones; single or cluster of 3 to 4.

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