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Pine, Canary Island Pinus canariensis

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Zones 9 - 11
Zones 9 - 11

Hardiness Zones: Zones 9 - 11
The Canary Island Pine can be expected to grow in the zones shown in color in the arborday.org zone map. VIEW MAP

Evergreen
Evergreen

Type of tree:
The Canary Island Pine falls into the following type(s): Evergreens

70' - 80' High
70' - 80' High

Mature Height:
The Canary Island Pine grows to be 70' - 80' feet in height.

20' Spread
20' Spread

Mature Spread:
The Canary Island Pine has a spread of about 20' at full maturity.

Fast Growth
Fast Growth

Growth Rate:
This tree grows at a fast growth rate. [More about this.]

Full Sun
Full Sun

Sun:
This pine does well in full sun.

Various Soils
Various Soils

Soil:
The Canary Island Pine grows in acidic, loamy, moist, sandy, well drained, clay soils.

Oval Shape
Oval Shape

Shape:
This pine has oval, pyramidal shape.

More Info
More Info

Attributes:
The Canary Island Pine makes a wonderful street tree, lets light through, and has deep enough roots to be used in lawns.

Description:
Commonly planted in California and other warm western parts of the US. Needles are in threes. Tolerates only slight alkalinity.

Wildlife Value:
The Canary Island Pine is used by woodpeckers, bats, and invertebrates as a source of food because of the large numbers of insects that use this tree throughout their various life-stages.

Moisture:
The Canary Island Pine does not tolerate drought conditions and may need irrigation with acidic or neutral water.

Leaves:
This trees needles are dark green and 7-10 inches long.

Flower Color:
The blooms are yellow.

Bloom Time:
This tree flowers in early spring..

Fruit Description:
This trees produces 6" oval to oblong brown cones.