Free Shipping on Orders $79+
(enter: OCT79 at checkout)

You are in Growing Zone:


  Hurry... (Ends in )

9am-5:30pm EST

Checkout Shopping Cart: (0) Items
  • Austrian Pine for Sale

*images shown are of mature plants

Austrian Pine

Pinus Nigra


1. Height

  • Delivered by: Wednesday, October 24

2. Quantity

3. Extras

-t- Planting Mix
Austrian Pine Planting Mix

Helps your Austrian Pine get established in a fraction of the time, become more drought tolerant, and grow faster. Here's how:

Beneficial Bacteria... It's like a Probiotic for your tree... creating an explosion of fine hair roots that vastly improves nutrient and water uptake.

Coarse Organic Compost... loosens and improves all types of soils while promoting proper pH levels. You get better drainage and moisture retention.

Microbial Fertilizers... including Sea Kelp, Yucca, and 100 other elements proven to gently feed your tree without burning the roots.

Use 1 bag of Planting Mix for each plant ordered.

Soil Contents
-t- Root Rocket™ Fertilizer
Root Rocket™ Transplant Fertilizer

2oz. Packet

Get your new plants off to the right start by using Root Rocket™ Transplant.

This soil amendment contains 16 strains of mycorrhizal fungi, biostimulants, beneficial bacteria and Horta-Sorb® water management gel.

Simply sprinkle the product into the planting hole adjacent to the root ball when planting.

The organisms will start to work right away supplying the roots with much needed nutrition.

The specially formulated Horta-Sorb® will reduce transplant stress and aid in water retention.

1 packet per plant

Root Rocket Fertilizer
-t- Planket™ - Frost & Cold Protection
PLanket 10-20 ft.

Protect your sensitive plants and shrubs with the Planket™

Benefits include:

  1. Lightweight fabric allows your plants to breather while also protecting them from the frost and cold winds.

  2. 6ft. round size makes it easy to protect sensitive container plants.

-t- TreeGator® Jr. Watering Bag
TreeGator® Jr.

When you’re making an investment and effort in planting new trees in your landscape, you can assure their survival and growth by using TreeGator® - a truly simple and innovative drip irrigation system in a bag.

With hot summers and droughts the norm around the USA, TreeGator® is an absolute necessity to protect your new trees and shrubs.

TreeGator® is super easy to install without any tools, and it can easily be filled up with a standard garden hose or can even be connected to a rain barrel!

It's a super time saver that takes the worry out continually remembering whether you've watered your new tree or not. Plus, all the water that goes into the drip bag is used up with no waste, so TreeGator® is environmentally friendly with regard to water use.

Tree Gator
-t- Root Rocket™ Launcher
Root Rocket Launcher

Explosive Growth for All of Your Plants

Rocket your lawn and plants to new heights with Root Rocket™ Launcher! All-natural and all-in on healthful benefits, Root Rocket™ is a propriety blend of nutrients that have been horticulturalist-tested and proven to help young plants transition from nursery to soil or a more permanent container. Root Rocket™ Launcher improves on that special mix with a water-soluble twist – so your lawn and garden can now be sprayed with the naturally-crafted solution you love for soil. And this pre-made care package in a handy drawstring bag makes it all the more effortless to keep your plants lush and vibrant, with the following items included: Root Rocket™ Launcher solution Root Rocket™ Launcher spray bottle 50-ft. nylon retractable hose


Growing Zones: 4-8 outdoors
(hardy down to -20℉)

Growing Zones 4-8 outdoors
You are in Growing Zone: 6

Mature Height:

40-60 ft.

Mature Width:

25-30 Ft.


Full Sun


8-10 ft.

Growth Rate:


Drought Tolerance:


You are in an area with ~1800 chill hours

Botanical Name:

Pinus Nigra

Does Not Ship To:


The Nation's toughest privacy tree

The Austrian Pine or ‘European Black Pine’ is the top choice for privacy trees in urban areas because it has a high tolerance for pollution and smog. Its foliage will grow together to create a solid living wall that filters out pollutants and cleans the air.

When planted as stand-alone trees or in rows Austrian Pines reach heights of 40 to 60 feet tall, growing large enough to block your neighbor’s view of your home while adding beauty to the landscape.

They have been tested in the country’s windiest areas only to thrive. Austrian Pines will act as a windscreen to protect your home and other more sensitive plants from being hit by powerful winds.

Low maintenance Austrian Pines grow where other trees can’t because they are drought tolerant and will adapt to a variety of poor soils ranging from sandy soils to soils that are heavy in clay.

With a high salt tolerance they will flourish near the coast and in northern areas where salt sprays are commonly used in the winter

A number of Austrian Pines were planted during the dust bowl because they are one of the only varieties that could handle the dry, windy conditions and nutrient depleted soil.

By being cold hardy to growing zone four Austrian Pines aren’t bothered by harsh winters. They don’t mind frigid temperatures that drop below freezing and stand up to heavy layers of ice and snow

Customers who bought this item also bought...

Customer Reviews

4.5 / 5.0
4 Reviews
5 Stars
4 Stars
3 Stars
2 Stars
1 Star
Very Exciting
My tree is s baby, only about 2 feet tall but is a fast-growing tree so it should grow about 1 to 2 feet a year. Can't wait to see it when it grows up. They're very pretty trees.
October 14, 2018
1 month ago
A little shock but great price
My trees came in boxes wrapped nice and snug. The roots were still moist when I received them and there was very little breakage from pine needles. I have them potted in well draining soil and some of the needles are turning brown (after about a month) but I think it is due to shock of being transplanted. Overall, they are in great shape and seem to be adapting well!
September 2, 2018
2 months ago
Growing Zone:
Great trees, great Company!
Arrived in great condition, one of the five pines had some issues with the top sprigs however with out requesting a replacement Fast Growing Trees sent a replacement that arrived in perfect condition! Thank y'all so much and I have ordered more trees from you.
June 14, 2018
5 months ago
So far so good!
We just planted these a few weeks ago so it's a little early to tell for sure but I think we're going to be very happy. The trees arrived very well packed and in good far so good!
May 18, 2018
7 months ago
Growing Zone:

Planting & Care

It's Easy to Plant & Care for Your Austrian Pine

Austrian Pine Planting Diretions

The Austrian Pine Tree (or “Pinus Nigra”) is commonly referred to as the toughest of the European pines. The pine is very durable in even the most adverse of conditions with a dense, darker green crown to it. The pine will perform best in growing zones 4 through 8 and is considered one of the more fast growers of the pine family growing around 12 to 24 inches each year. It is drought tolerant, widely adaptable to many soil types, will reach a mature height of about 40 to 60 feet and a width of 25 to 30 feet wide. The Austrian pine is widely used as windbreaks and border rows.


Choosing a location: Be sure that the location you plan to plant your tree drains well and will receive full sun which means at least six hours of direct sun each day. This particular pine can tolerate clay or sandy soils and overly alkaline pH levels but will do fine in ordinary soil as well. The best growth can be achieved when the soil is nicely fertile, well draining and evenly moistened.

Planting directions: Keep the pine’s maturity height and width in mind when it comes to selecting the location you’d like to plant. Avoid planting under power lines.

1) Make your planting site hole twice the width of the root ball and just as deep.
2) Gently remove the tree from its container by lightly tapping the edges to help free it up from the pot. Gently comb the root ball with your hands to help free up the roots.
3) Mix some compost in with your native soil. A wheelbarrow is handy for amending native soil with other amendments and will make for easy backfilling.
4) Keep the tree straight and tamp the soil down as you fill the hole to prevent any air pockets from forming and water the planting site when finished to settle the soil.
5) Spread a nice layer of mulch around to keep grass and weeds at bay. Make sure not to let it touch the trunk or it could promote fungus and rot.

Watering: Like most other pine trees the Austrian Pine will benefit from a weekly watering schedule until it has become more established. After settled, the natural rainfall should be enough for the tree but during extended hot periods and prolonged drought it may still need the occasional watering.

Pruning: During the dormancy period (late winter to early spring) is the best time to do any type of pruning to your Austrian Pine. Be sure to remove any damaged, diseased looking or dead branches away from the tree. A common mistake when it comes to pruning is feeling there is a need to remove lower hanging branches. The pine relies on these in times of wind or snowfall for overall strength. If you want to avoid pruning, just be sure to allot the tree the necessary space it needs as it matures.

Fertilizing: Austrian Pines do not typically require fertilizing although they may benefit from some evergreen fertilizer spikes in the first few years. This will also enhance the growth rate of the tree a bit more. (This is completely optional)

Austrian Pines are native to northern Italy, Austria and former Yugoslavia. They also have quite a good rapport when it comes to their history in the United States. Widespread planting of the pines was done during the great depression to cut back on the spreading of dust as they are great wind breakers and extremely drought tolerant. Over 200 million of the pines were planted as part of the “Great Dust Bowl Shelterbelt” project and the pine has thrived in the worst of soil conditions for over 200 years! For some of the most rugged and rough soils, the Austrian Pine will definitely not disappoint.

Planting & Care

Questions & Answers

Start typing your question and we'll check if it was already asked and answered. Learn More
Browse 5 questions Browse 5 questions and 18 answers
Why did you choose this? Store
I am always looking for a hardy plant that will withstand our tough high desert conditions. I believe this will be a winner as it also takes on the battle with different soil types. I believe buying the organic soil mix will also give my tree a great start. As it begins to grow I will most likely buy more as I love the looks of evergreens!
Margaret-Ann B on Jun 29, 2018
To late for eastern white pine so the next best was this pine.
CJ O on Mar 12, 2018
I am always looking for a hardy plant that will withstand our tough high desert conditions. I believe this will be a winner as it also takes on the battle with different soil types. I believe buying the organic soil mix will also give my tree a great start. As it begins to grow I will most likely buy more as I love the looks of evergreens!
Margaret-Ann B on Jun 29, 2018
I will use this as a second row for the wind break
A M on Apr 19, 2018
To late for eastern white pine so the next best was this pine.
CJ O on Mar 12, 2018
have seen them in Austria, beautiful
bwb c on Jun 4, 2017
Create Windscreen and snow fence
Ken T on May 19, 2017
I grew up in Monterey, CA, basically in a pine tree forest. I chose these because they are hardy, smell good, fast growing, can tolerate my clay soil whether wet or dry, and they live forever.
James B on Apr 4, 2017
We have two rows of Austrian Pine for a windbreak, and there are a couple of blank spots.
Mark N on Apr 3, 2017
I need this one for privacy 🙂
Valentina B on Mar 23, 2017
I love it when it grow beautifully
Quang P on Oct 17, 2016
Screen, appearance and hardy
Stephen S on Oct 3, 2016
drought tolrance
John R B on Oct 1, 2016
I will use this as a second row for the wind break
A M on Apr 19, 2018
have seen them in Austria, beautiful
bwb c on Jun 4, 2017
Can you prune them at a certain height to keep them more compact?
Eddie S on Apr 1, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Yes you can prune them since Pine trees can grow to be extremely tall if you don't keep them trimmed.
how far apart do you plant them for privacy? what are their life spans? thanks.
Judy C on Apr 21, 2016
BEST ANSWER: I would not plant them closer than 10 feet apart. Pines need a little more spacing then the Arborvitae and the Cypresses.
How fast do they grow?
Don B on Aug 8, 2016
BEST ANSWER: They will grow 2-3 feet per year.
Can Austrian Pines be planted next to a sidewalk as a street Tree?
Wendy v on Feb 22, 2018
BEST ANSWER: I see them all over Wichita, KS along sidewalks and major streets and they look great. They are hardy.

Shipping Details

Most items ship the next business day unless otherwise noted

Estimated Shipping Time: Most orders ship immediately, however some orders may ship in 1-2 business days (we do not ship on the weekends) from date of purchase. As noted on the website, some items are seasonal, and may only ship in spring or fall. Once your order is shipped, you'll receive an email with a tracking number.

Shipping Cost

Amount of Order


Less than $15






$40.00 - $78.99



Free Shipping with code OCT79!