Pinus nigra Austriaca

Austrian Pine, Black Pine

Estimated fully grown height 20m+

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Product Details

Please note: This size Small is approx. 1.0-1.5m and this size Instant are approx 3-3.5m in 200l containers.

Pinus nigra Austriaca is an extremely hardy evergreen tree that will tolerate a range of tough and exposed conditions; it was introduced into the UK in the mid 1830’s.

The foliage of this evergreen consists of double needles that are greener and longer than the well known Scots Pine.  The foliage growth is also much denser than the native favourite and it retains its well furnished, juvenile form for much longer too.

Pinus nigra Austriaca forms a pyramidal shape at maturity and will thrive on a whole range of soil conditions, including even chalky soils; it will not tolerate waterlogging.

This stalwart evergreen has long been associated with planting in exposed and coastal areas, belonging to a group of select few that do not mind being blasted by salt laden winds.  It therefore makes the perfect selection for shelterbelt planting and protection from the sea; it is amazing how wonderfully the foliage of an Austrian Pine can dissipate the power from the wind on a blustery day.

Whilst the Austrian Pine is a great choice for coastal locations, beware that it does have a considerable eventual size, reaching over 20m in height at maturity.  It should therefore be planted where space allows and at distances that will cope with the magnitude of this specimen at maturity.

Mature Height: 20m+

Tree Specification

Tree Location
Coastal, Parkland,
Mature Height
Blossom Colour
Foliage Colour
Looks good in
Fruit & Nut
Soil Type
Well drained, Will tolerate most soil types,
Autumn Colour
Good for waterlogged soil
Pleached Tree
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Delivery Guide

Barcham Trees are delivered using a local team of hauliers whom are well versed in transporting trees across the length and breadth of the UK. Our standard delivery is based upon sharing a delivery slot on one of our lorries and is calculated on a county by county basis.

Get a quote for delivery for your county here.

Free delivery is granted on the following order levels:
England, orders over £2,750
Wales, orders over £3,750
Scotland, orders over £4,750

Once you have completed your order online we will phone you to schedule in your delivery. On many occasions we are able to link in your order quickly but please allow up to 15 working days from the time of order to delivery as the worst case scenario.

Please note that all of our deliveries are made on Heavy Goods Vehicles, with our smallest available lorry generally being a 10 tonne vehicle. Deliveries are made to kerbside, or nearest reasonable access point and the lorry drivers are unable to move the trees once they are onsite.

For those of you ordering Instant trees, have special requirements or access limitations, please remember that throughout this process we are only a phone call away! Our experienced team of arborists are on hand to offer advice and can be contacted Monday to Friday between 9am - 5:30pm on 01353 720 950.

For further details of our delivery service and conditions, please visit our Delivery Service Advice page.