Pinus Nigra Austrica


Extremely hardy evergreen tree that will tolerate a range of tough and exposed conditions. The foliage of this evergreen consists of double needles that are greener and longer than the well known Scots Pine. The foliage growth is also much denser than the native favourite and it retains its well furnished, juvenile form for much longer too. Forms a pyramidal shape at maturity. Mature Height: 20m+


Thrive in a whole range of soil conditions, including even chalky soils; it will not tolerate waterlogging.


General Conifers Planting and care

  • Water the pot thoroughly and allow to drain fully.
  • If the Conifer is being planted in a lawn remove a circle of turf.
  • Dig a hole twice the size of the pot being planted and fork over the base. Adding a bucketful of planting compost.
  • Remove the pot gently, if the Conifer is well rooted cut off the pot.
  • Ensure that the top of the Root ball is level with the surrounding soil.
  • Replace the remaining soil and heel in, water the Conifer and area thoroughly
  • Water regular until Conifer is established.
  • Apply some general fertiliser every spring.