Common name: mountain pine
Mature height: 3 to 4 meters
Hardiness: -20 ° C
Exposure: sunny or partial shade
Plant type: tree
Flower color: –
Type of soil: all types
Use: garden, isolated, rock garden, bonsai
Diseases and pests: processionary caterpillars
Seed conservation: 4 years in a dry place protected from light at 3/4 ° C (refrigerator)
Bushy or prostrate shrub rarely exceeding 3 meters in height, dark brown-gray bark, intense green foliage. Young twigs green, shiny, turning gray-black. The leaves are needles 3 to 8 cm long, dark green, in pairs, arranged densely all around the twig. Persistent 4-6 years.
All pines hate permanently soggy soil. It is important to always use a very draining substrate.