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Canary Island Pine
Scientific Name: Pinus canariensis Sweet ex Spreng.
Family: Pinaceae
Recommended Temperature Zone:
USDA: 9-11

Frost Tolerance: Damaged below 20F (-7C), killed at 10F (-12C)

Sun Exposure: Full sun

Origin: Western Canary Islands

Growth Habits: Tree 60 to 80 feet (18-24 m) or more, 30 feet spread (18 m); red-brown and buff, very thick, scaly bark; fine needles in bundles of 3, 6 to 12 inches long (15-30 cm), bluish when young

Watering Needs: Fairly drought tolerant, needs supplemental water in southern California and in the deserts

Propagation: Seeds, cuttings from young trees

Resistant to oak root fungus

Blooming Habits:

Fruiting Habits:
Large glossy brown cones, 4 to 9 inches long (10-22 cm)

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