Swiss Stone Pine
Pinus cembra Pinaceae
Mountains of Central Europe and Southern Asia
Beech Collection, Hillside Garden, Mullestein Winter Garden
Source of plant
Edgewood Nursery, Layne Ziegenfuss, White Nurseries, Weston Nurseries
Narrow, densely columnar, extremely upright pyramid in youth, becoming open and flat-topped with spreading, drooping branches when mature. Needles in 5's, held 4 to 5 years; very slow-growing, reaching 25' after 25-30 years.
USDA Hardiness Zone