Italian Stone Pine Nut Tree is an attractive species which is round and bushy when young and develops into a flat-topped, umbrella shaped tree when mature. Its glossy, chestnut brown cones contain abundant, richly flavorful nuts.
Latin Name: Pinus pinea
Site and Soil: Our Pine species like full to half-day sun and well- drained soil.
Pollination Requirements: Italian Stone Pine is self-fertile.
Hardiness: Italian Stone Pine is hardy to 0º F. or below.
Bearing Age: 5 years or more after planting.
Size at Maturity: 25-30 ft. in height.
Bloom Time: Spring
Ripening Time: Fall
Yield: 20+ lbs.
Pests & Diseases: Our Pines have not been bothered by pests or diseases.
USDA Zone: 7
Sunset Western Zone: 8-9, 12-24, h1
Sunset Northeast Zone: Not listed