Also called Arolla Pine, this species is native to the mountains of central Europe and was brought to the US for planting in gardens and parks because of its cold-hardiness and attractive shape. The trees can grow to 25-35 m in height and produce needles in fascicles (bundles) of five. The edible seeds of this pine are harvested and sold as pine nuts.
- Planted as an ornamental, growing in full sun.
- Growth Habit:
- Evergreen tree, growing up to 12 m tall or higher.
- Presence in US:
- Not native to the US but widely cultivated.