Swiss stone pine
Queen of the Alps
German: Arve (CH), Zirbe, Zirm,
Italian: Pino cembro, Cirmolo
Englisch: Swiss stone pine
Botanical name: Pinus cembra Pinaceae
The Swiss stone pine belongs to the family of the Pinaceae. It gets up to 25 meters and we find it in the Alps and Carpathians.
The Swiss stone pine grows on average altitude of 1500 - 2500 meters above sea level. It is the most frost hardy tree in the Alps and can withstand temperatures -40 ° C.
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