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Aleppo Pine
Scientific Name: Pinus halepensis Mill.
Family: Pinaceae
Recommended Temperature Zone:
USDA: 8b-11

Frost Tolerance: 15F (-10C)

Heat Tolerance: One of the best pine trees for the desert

Sun Exposure: Full sun

Origin: Mediterranean, Middle East

Growth Habits: Tree 30 to 60 feet (9-18 m) or more, 20 to 40 feet spread (6-12 m); prominent horizontal branches; greyish bark; short needles in bundles of 2, 2.4 to 4 inches long (6-10 cm)

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

Propagation: Seeds

The Aleppo Pine is resistant to oak root fungus

Blooming Habits:

Fruiting Habits:
The Aleppo Pine has rounded brown cones, 3 inches long (7.5 cm).

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