Pinus nigra austriaca at Roath Park Lake

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Pinus nigra austriaca
mid August 2015

Grid reference ST 18651 79979
Common name Austrian pine
Alternative name Pinus nigra subsp. nigra
Origin South Austria, Central Italy and Balkans
Deciduous No
Height 22M August 2015
Girth Multi-stem
Reference 285

This tree is opposite 156 Lake Road East.

Pinus nigra austriaca bark

Pinus nigra austriaca bark
August 2015

Pinus nigra austriaca foliage

Pinus nigra austriaca foliage
mid August 2015

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Pinus nigra austriaca foliage with old cones
mid August 2015

General tree description

Pinus nigra austriaca can grow to 30 metres in height, with a wide spreading top and often a branchy, almost multi-stemmed form. Its bark is grey and fissured, with silvery plates. The leaves are stiff, straight needles arranged in pairs, about 12 cm long and with a dense appearance. The cones are woody, with ridged scale tips and 5-9cm in length.