Growing Zones: 4-8 outdoors(hardy down to -20℉) 4-8 outdoors
- Mature Height:
- 40-60 ft.
- Mature Width:
- 25-30 Ft.
- Full Sun
- Growth Rate:
- Botanical Name:
- Pinus Nigra
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Why Austrian Pine Trees?
The top choice for privacy trees in urban areas because it has a high tolerance for pollution and smog, the Austrian Pine. or ‘European Black Pine’, is a lush, solid living wall. When Austrian Pines are planted as standalone trees or in rows, they reach heights of 40 to 60 feet, growing large enough to block your neighbor’s view of your home while adding beauty to the landscape.
Even better? They've been tested in the country’s windiest areas, only to thrive. Austrian Pines will act as a wind screen to protect your home and other more sensitive plants from being hit by powerful winds. In fact, 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.
And with a high salt tolerance, they will flourish near the coast and in Northern areas, where salt sprays are commonly used in the winter. Even better is its history: A number of Austrian Pines were planted during the dust bowl because they are one of the only varieties that can handle the dry, windy conditions and nutrient-depleted soil.
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You get these well-growing benefits and more because we’ve planted and grown our Austrian Pine Trees for success. We’ve put in the extra work, including months of meticulous monitoring, so that you get a healthy root system and well-developed branching. That means better results once your Austrian Pine arrives to your door.
What's not to love? Strong and stunning, the Austrian Pine is a must-have. Order yours today!
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Austrian Pines, two
Came in good condition. Well boxed to protect them durring shipment. Very pleased with them.
I call him Arnold
My Austrian Pine is a few years old and didn't grow much until I realized the top of his roots were exposed. I added more soil and in less that a week he has grown over 6 inches. The plant just needed some love. We took pictures and measured - he just keeps growing!
Austrian pine trees
The trees arrived healthy. I planted them and they are thriving beautifully.
Austrian Pine Tree
Overall experience was great. Purchased five Austrian Pine Trees and they looked excellent upon arrival. Very satisfied with my purchase.
Well shaped; good roots;lovely color. I just checked on the two trees; and they are doing well after being in ground for 3 weeks
Planting & Care
1. Planting: Be sure that the planting location drains well and will receive full sun, which means at least 6 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.
Also, 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. Make your planting site hole twice the width of the root ball and just as deep.
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. Spread a nice layer of mulch around to keep grass and weeds at bay.
2. Watering: Like most other pines, the Austrian Pine will benefit from a weekly watering schedule until it has become more established. After it's 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.
3. Pruning: During the dormancy period (late winter to early spring), be sure to remove any damaged, diseased or dead branches away from the tree. If you want to avoid pruning, just be sure to allot the tree the necessary space it needs as it matures.
4. 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.
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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.
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