Pinus wallichiana A.B.Jacks.

Himalayan Pine, Blue Pine

Cultivar Nana at Hillier

Cultivar Nana at Hillier

Family: Pinaceae

Genus: Pinus

Category: Tree - Evergreen

Zones: 5 to 7

Size: To 50' tall and 35' wide

Exposure: Sun


Pyramidal form. Grey-green needles to 8" long in fascicles of 5. Slender cones on short stalks, light brown. Likes moist, well-drained soil, acidic, protected from winter winds.


'Nana' - slow growing to 3.5' tall and slightly less wide in 10 years - broad upright form.


Named for Nathanial Wallich, 1786-1854, Danish botanist and superintendent of the Calcutta Botanical Garden.

Published in Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 85 in 1938.

Native to Afghanistan, China, India, Bhutan, Nepal, Pakistan and Myanmar.


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