|Sunlight:||Full sun, partial shade|
|Soil:||Prefers well-drained sandy loam|
|pH:||Highly acidic to highly alkaline soil|
|Harvest time:||April, three years after pollination|
|Years to bear:||5|
|Pollinator:||Self-fertile (monoecious – male and female parts on same tree)|
Pine, Italian Stone
The Italian Stone Pine, or Umbrella pine, is native to the Mediterranean region. It has been cultivated for millennia for it pinenut. It is an evergreen coniferous tree that, once matured, has a very distinctive umbrella shaped. It is cold tolerant down to 10-20 degrees.