Tree seed - Torrey pine

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(Pinus torreyana)

Named after the American botanist John Torrey, this is a rare species of pine that is endemic to several areas in California. It grows to from 10-20m in its natural habitat and enjoys a dry climate with sandy soil. With more rainfall and nutrients it can attain 40m in height or more. It has long needles that are 25-30cm long and heavy cones 10cm long that contain the heavy, hard-shelled seeds.

Germination: Soak in water for 24 hours, then cold stratify for 60 days.

Packet contains at least 10 seeds