Armand Pine

The Armand pine, known as Pinus armandii, is a evergreen tree native to China. It is prized for its long, slender needles and striking, fragrant white or pale pink flowers.

The Appearance

A large evergreen conifer with a broad, spreading crown and long, slender needles. It produces large, woody cones.


The Produce

The cones are ovoid to cylindrical in shape and are typically 4 to 7 inches (10 to 18 cm) long.


The Flowers

Produces small, yellowish flowers in spring, followed by large, woody cones.


The Leaves

Each needle is annpproximately 4 to 6 inches (10 to 15 cm) long.


The Bark

The bark is gray and scaly, becoming more fissured with age.


The Habitat

Prefers well-drained soils and full sun. Commonly found in forests and large gardens.


The Ecology

Provides habitat and food for various wildlife, including birds and mammals. The dense foliage offers excellent cover.


The Culture

Valued for its timber and ornamental appeal. Often planted in parks and large gardens.


Fun Facts

Armand Pine is known for its long, slender needles, which provide a lush, evergreen presence year-round.

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