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Afghan Pine, Mondell Pine
Scientific Name: Pinus brutia ssp. eldarica (Medw.) Silba
Synonym: Pinus eldarica
Family: Pinaceae
Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: 7-9,11-24,29,30,33
USDA: 6-10

Heat Tolerance: Well adapted to the low deserts

Sun Exposure: Full sun

Origin: Russia, Afghanistan, Pakistan

Growth Habits: Evergreen tree, pyramidal shape, growing rapidly up to 30 to 60 feet tall (9-18 m), 15 to 25 feet spread (4.5-7.5 m); needle in 2s

Watering Needs: Low to moderate, grows faster with more water

Propagation: Seed

Blooming Habits:

Fruiting Habits:
Cones, 2 to 3.2 inches long (5-8 cm).

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