Tree seed - Single-leaf Pinyon Pine

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(Pinus monophylla)

The single-leaf pinyon pine is native to the southwest United States and produces a large edible nut with a thin shell. This tree prefers arid climates and a hot summer. It is unique in that this is the only species of pine that has one needle per fascicle. Overall, it is slow-growing but can live for many years, and makes an excellent specimen tree with pleasant blue-green foliage.

Germination: Place seeds into a pot and keep soil moist. Once germinated, water the trees once or twice a week depending on ambient temperature. Germination is slowed if temperature is too high however, over 24 degrees C.

Storage: Keep seed refrigerated for best seed preservation.

Crop year: 2019