Pinus edulis
Plants of the Southwest

Pinus edulis

Pinon Pine

Pinon Pine is New Mexico's state tree. Beloved for its delicious nuts which come abundantly on their own schedule, and for its rugged durability and beauty. At 7,000 ft. it does not require any extra water, at 5,000 ft. it does. Grows 12 - 30 ft. tall and wide. Food, fuel and home to many of us. Plant in fall - no treatment needed though sometimes 1-2 months cold stratification helps. Zones 3-7.

    Zones, Sun & Water Needs: 34567


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