Monterey Pine Info – What Is A Monterey Pine Tree

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Monterey Pine Info – What Is A Monterey Pine Tree

By Bonnie L. Grant There are three different cultivars of Monterey pine, but the most common is indigenous to the California coast. In fact, a large specimen of the tree is a registered California big tree, measuring 160 feet tall (49 m.). More common is a height of 80 to 100 feet (24 to 30 m.). Growing a Monterey pine as a landscape tree requires ample growing space and should not be situated near power lines. Some interesting Monterey pine info follows which can help you determine if the tree is right for your gardening needs. Monterey Pine Info What is a Monterey pine? The Monterey pine (Pinus radiata) is an elegant plant tolerant of a range of conditions but is best suited in warmer regions. The tree is an evergreen conifer with an irregular open crown which may be vase shaped, conical or even slightly rounded. It is not

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