|Grid reference||ST 18448 79586|
|Common name||Bhutan pine|
|Common name||Blue pine|
|Common name||Himalayan pine|
|Height||18M August 2015|
|Girth||182cm August 2015|
The tree is on the west side of the lake, north of the boat stage, opposite 131-133 Lake Road West. It is growing in poor soil.
An isolated cone low on the tree was 17cm long and parts of it were covered with a white sticky liquid. All other cones were high up. The length of the needles measured varied between 11 and 16cm.
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.