Austrian pine Pinus nigra

Austrian pine


P. nigra is a large evergreen tree developing an irregular, dense crown with age. Leaves dark green, paired, to 12cm in length. Cones ovoid, pale brown when mature

Plant Info
Common Problems

About this plant

  • memoNames

    • Family


    • Synonyms

      Austrian pine black pine Calabrian pine Corsican pine larch pine see more

  • infoCharacteristics

    • Foliage type


    • Height

      Higher than 12 metres

    • Spread

      wider than 8 metres

    • Hardiness zones


  • sunLight

    Full Sun

  • scissorsPruning

    No pruning required

  • bambooSoil

    SoilChalk, Clay, Loam, Sand

  • pinSuitable locations

    • Hardiness zone

      Hedging & Screens Flower borders and beds Low Maintenance Coastal Cottage & Informal Garden

  • sproutPropogation

    • Propagate by seed sown in containers in a cold frame in spring

  • insectPests

    May be attacked by adelgids, conifer aphid species, pine sawfly and pine shoot moth

  • microbeDiseases

    May be subject to various needle cast diseases