commercial use or for woodlots, animal fodder, soil stabilisation, etc. Quality seeds, hand packed in the UK since 2002. We recognise the support from the National Museums of Kenya, Tropical Pesticides Research Institute (TPRI) - Tanzania and Makerere University, Uganda. The tree grows up to 30 m (98 ft) tall. After this, move to a propagator or other warm place and maintain an optimum temperature of 13-15C. Useful trees and shrubs for Ethiopia. ochoterenai Martinez; Pinus patula var. Leaves (needles) are grey-green - yellow-green, in clusters of needles (fascicles) of 3, occasionally 4, rarely 5; slender, 15-25 cm long drooping, pale green to yellowish-green colour, the margins finely toothed. 12, 300pp. The crown may also be rounded or spire-like. Regional Soil Conservation Unit (RSCU), Swedish International Development Authority (SIDA). In South Africa invasive pines have significantly reduced water availability and have had a very negative impact on plants in the fynbos, an area of global biodiversity significance. ex. Pinus patula is invasive in parts of Tanzania (Lyons and Miller 1999), Kenya and Uganda (A.B.R. Acacia baileyana purpurea (Cootamundra Wattle) seeds, Acacia dealbata (Mimosa/Silver Wattle) seeds, (NO SEO/Website/Marketing emails, ), Copyright © 2020, RP Seeds. Description; A beautiful pine tree from Mexico with very long bright green needles which hang elegantly from its branches. PPR, ARC South Africa. This fact sheet is adapted from The Environmental Weeds of Australia by Sheldon Navie and Steve Adkins, Centre for Biological Information Technology, University of Queensland. Gord. Pinus spp. Pinus patula is a coniferous tree which grows to a height of 30 m or more and attains a diameter at breast height (1.3 m) of up to 1.2 m. The trunk is straight and cylindrical, sometimes forked, producing 2 or more stems. Not listed as a noxious weed by the state or governments in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda. The precise management measures adopted for any plant invasion will depend upon factors such as the terrain, the cost and availability of labour, the severity of the infestation and the presence of other invasive species. A very unusual addition to any garden. Pinus patula: Mexican Pine Seeds. Mexican weeping pine.Tree Seeds : Garden & Outdoor Patula pine, jelecote pine, Mexican weeping pine, spreading-leaved pine, tecote pine. Add to Compare. Accessed March 2011. Powered by Shopify. The mature bark is grey-brown and vertically ridged. we do not read them! Sow seeds very thinly on the surface, then just cover them with a layer of vermiculite, perlite or grit. Distribution Top of page. When using any herbicide always read the label first and follow all instructions and safety requirements. Controlling the weed before it seeds will reduce future problems. Seal inside a polythene bag and place in the fridge for 6 weeks, checking them weekly to ensure the compost is still moist. The mature bark is grey-brown and vertically ridged. It can be tapped for gum and resin. Buy online Pinus Patula 15 seeds from Sodinu | OMCSeeds zebrina Milano; Pinus subpatula Roezl. Plant Protection Research Institute Handbook No. Bekele-Tesemma, A., Birnie, A. and Tegnas, B. longipedunculata. Witt pers. Young bark is characteristically a reddish-orange colour and is scaly. A very unusual addition to any garden. Note: Germination can be very erratic, so sow thinly and prick out the seedlings as they become large enough to handle disturbing the rest of the compost as little as possible.An alternative method is to sow in pots as above during late summer to early winter then place in a cold frame and let nature take its course as the seasons change with the seedlings emerging the next spring. Pinus patula is planted in production forests but can spread to forest gaps, grassland and shrubland. Add to Wish List. [ If sowing a large quantity, mix seeds with the compost/vermiculite and place in a resealable bag in the fridge, then sow into trays or directly outdoors in a nursery bed.] It grows from 24° to 18° North latitude and 1,800–2,700 m (5,900–8,900 ft) above sea level. The pine cones are reddish-brown, conical in shape and borne on short stalks. We will notify you when this product becomes available. It thrives in semi-tropical environments, especially at higher altitudes. Young bark is characteristically a reddish-orange colour and is scaly. A complete guide to declared weeds and invaders in South Africa. Locations within which Pinus patula is naturalised include parts of Australia, New Zealand, Argentina, Brazil, Madagascar, Southeast Asia, and southern and eastern Africa. £1.95 Quantity. Some components of an integrated management approach are introduced below. Would make an excellent Bonsai or container tree.