Pine Trees | Pinus

Pine trees are evergreen, with attractive needles that come in various colours and lengths. Although many species can reach upwards of 30m in height, our selection of Pine trees focuses on those that are suitable sizes for domestic gardens, whether you want a feature tree or something to fill a border all year round.

Choosing & Planting Pine Trees

The foliage of Pine trees is made up of small bundles of needles (usually between 2 and 5 needles in each cluster, dependent on the species) which sit in fascicles and are arranged in spirals about the stem. The needles vary in both colour and length between species. If you want particularly long, soft needles then opt for Pinus wallichiana and if you want steel blue needles then look at Pinus parviflora 'Tempelhof' - this is also a dwarf form suitable for the smallest of gardens.

Pine trees are really quite versatile Conifers when it comes to preferred soil conditions, growing well in chalk, loam, sand and clay and either acidic and alkaline conditions, as long as it is fairly well draining. Pine trees do prefer to be in full sun and if planted in shade you may find that they don't grow as quickly and the foliage may be less vibrant.

Interesting Facts About Pine Trees

  • Pine trees belong to the family Pinacea and are the most common type of coniferous tree worldwide.
  • One of the oldest living organisms is a pine tree, known as Methuselah - it's almost 5000 years old and can be found in the White Mountains of California
  • Pine trees retain each set of needles for at least two years, and when these fall (they don't all fall at once), they are immediately replaced with new ones
  • Pine trees are monoecious, meaning each plant produces both male and female cones. The male cones produce pollen which is carried by the win to the female cones where pollination of the female seeds will take place
  • There are approximately 115 species of Pine located across the Northern Hemisphere
  • Pine wood is commonly used in the manufacture of ships, railway tracks, furniture, roofs and floors
  • Pine trees produce a resin that flows from injured bark, which is highly flammable and likely to spread forest fire

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