Aleppo pine (Pinus halepensis)

Native: Western Mediterranean

Characteristics

  • Drought Resistant
  • Foliage: evergreen needles
  • Shape: Conical
  • Height: 30-60 ft.
  • Width: 20-40 ft.
  • Fruit: Brown, Yellow or Mostly Green Cone, Large (1.50 - 3.00 inches), fruiting in fall or winter.
  • Bark: Light Green or Light Gray, Furrowed or Smooth.
  • Shading Capacity: Moderately Dense in Leaf.
  • Litter Issue: Pinecones 
  • Flowers Inconspicuous. Flowers in spring.

Tree Site Conditions & Constraints

  • Zones: Sunset 7 – 9 and 11 – 24, USDA Hardiness 9-10
  • Exposure: Full Sun to PartialShade.

Pests & Disease Information

  • Resistant: Texas Root Rotand Verticillium.
  • Susceptible: Aphids and Spider Mites, Phytophthora, Root Rot and Pitch Canker.

Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns

  • Branch Strength: Strong.
  • Root Damage Potential: Moderate.
  • Health Hazard: Allergy
  • Biogenic Emissions: Low.
  • Attracts: Birds and Squirrels.

Source:

SelecTree. “Pinus halepensis Tree Record.” 1995-2018. Feb 21, 2018.
< https://selectree.calpoly.edu/tree-detail/pinus-halepensis >

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