Pinus wallichiana at Bute Park

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Pinus wallichiana
early May 2023

Grid reference ST 17659 76746
Common name Bhutan pine
Common name Blue pine
Common name Himalayan pine
Origin Himalayas
Deciduous No
Missing tag 3311
Height 19M May 2023
Girth 180cm October 2022
Reference 866

This tree is towards the northern end of the Riverside border.

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Pinus wallichiana bark
May 2023

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Pinus wallichiana foliage
mid May 2023

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Pinus wallichiana new growth
mid May 2023

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Pinus wallichiana Female flower
mid May 2023

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Pinus wallichiana old cone
early May 2023

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.