|Grid reference||ST 18088 78570|
|Common name||Bhutan pine|
|Common name||Blue pine|
|Common name||Himalayan pine|
|Planted||by Malcolm Frazer c.1995|
|Height||13M April 2021|
This tree is towards the centre of the southern section, beside an east-west path. There is a second unidentified, bramble-covered pine extremely close. The P. wallichiana shown here is the more southerly and is bigger.
Typical cones measured 18 or 19cm long and 7cm wide. Needles were 12 to 16cm long.
General tree description
Pinus wallichiana may grow up to 32 metres tall and has a conic shape, becoming broad, untidy and leaning with age. Its bark is scaly and purple- or brown-grey. The leaves are in bundles of 5, grey-green with white-lined inner surfaces. They are 10 to 20cm long, slender and drooping. The cones are banana-shaped, 10 to 30cm long.