Botanical Name: Pinus pinea
 Common Name: Italian Stone, Umbrella or Stone Pi
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  • Anatomy

  • Culture

  • Design

Plant Type

Tree, Conifer

 

Height Range

25-40'

 

Flower Color

 

Flower Season

 

Leaf Color

Dark Green

 

Bark Color

 

Fruit Color

Brown

 

Fruit Season

n/a

Sun

Full

 

Water

Very Low, Low

 

Growth Rate

Moderate

 

Soil Type

Unparticular

 

Soil Condition

Average, Well-drained

 

Soil pH

Neutral

 

Adverse Factors

Design Styles

Japanese, Mediterranean, Ranch, Seascape, Woodland

 

Accenting Features

Silhouette, Specimen, Unusual Shape

 

Seasonal Interest

Winter

 

Location Uses

Background

 

Special Uses

Screen

 

Attracts Wildlife

Information by:

Photographer: Normans/Mullany

  • Description

  • Notes

Italian Stone Pine has a moderate growth rate to 40'-80' in height. It eventually forms a broad umbrella with a shaped, flat crown. The needles are in 2's, 5"-8" long, and bright to grey-green in color.