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  Austrian Pine  
Common Name: Austrian Pine
Latin Name: Pinus nigra
Tree Size: Large
Leaf Type: Evergreen
Growth Rate: Moderate
Water Needs: Moderate
Tolerances: Salty soil or sea-spray, drought, alkaline soils (pH > 7.5)
Features: Stiff, medium-length, dark green needles.
Comments: European native that can handle colder parts of Texas.
Problems: Tip blight and pine wilt nematodes are serious pests in some regions.
Firewise: No
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