Italian Stone Pine (Pinus pinea)
The Italian Stone Pine is a beautiful evergreen tree that reaches over 30 feet tall. It's unusual umbrella shaped canopy is unlike most others in the Pine family and makes a great landscape tree. The Stone Pine performs extremely well in full sun and prefers the dry climate and can be extremely drought tolerant.
This tree has been used as an aesthetic landscape element since the Italian Renaissance garden period of the 1700's. If you are creating a Mediterranean landscape or are looking to add to one, the Italian Stone Pine is a perfect addition.
Unusual when compared to traditional pine trees
Stout, bushy pine with an umbrella shaped head when mature
A great landscape tree!
Does well in full sun on welldrained soil