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Pinus nigra - Austrian Pine
 Up to 60 feet tall with a wide crown.
 
 
 
  Planted in parks and used as windbreaks.
 
 
  Can live for over 100 years.
 
 
  Tolerant of shade and full sun.
 Bark has large light to dark gray scales.
 
 
  Bark color inbetween scales and farther up the main stem is red to orange in color.
 Needles vary from 3-6 inches long.
 
  There are 2 needles per fascicle.
 
  You can bend the needles in half and they won't break clean like a Red Pines would do.  They tare or stay folded.