Pinus Yunnanensis var. Yunnanensis - Yunnan Pine
Native across south central China, this tree can reach up to 30m tall, with a scaley, reddish-brown trunk. The trunk can reach up to 1m in diameter.
Leaves grow in clusters of needles up to 30cm long, forming a dense crown. Seed cones appear from late spring on, cone to oval shaped, deep brown in colour, up to 11cm long, and grow in groups of 2-5. Seed scales split when fully mature.
Considered frost tender, though there are specimens growing in cooler climates, including trees over 100 years old at Kew Gardens, UK!