Pinus x holfordiana at Parc Cefn Onn

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Pinus x holfordiana
late May 2015

Grid reference ST 17712 84048
Common name Holford's pine
Origin Garden origin
Deciduous No
TROBI Remarkable Tree
Height 21M June 2015
Girth 218cm June 2015
Reference 012

This tree is towards the top of the lower park on the west side. It is approximately 50M north of the pool in the lower park.

Pinus x holfordiana bark

Pinus x holfordiana bark
June 2015

Pinus x holfordiana foliage

Pinus x holfordiana foliage
early June 2015

Pinus x holfordiana cone

Pinus x holfordiana cones high on tree
late September 2015

General tree description

Pinus x holfordiana is a hybrid of the Mexican white pine (Pinus ayacahuite) and the Bhutan pine (Pinus wallichiana). It is a large tree with a conic shape and orange-purple scaly bark. Its leaves are needles in bundles of five, silvery green, long, slender and drooping, 14 to 18cm long. The cones are also long - up to 30cm - banana shaped, pale brown, leathery and pendulous.