Pinus radiata (Pinaceae) - Monterey pine seed
Seed from the Kew Millennium Seed Bank collection at Wakehurst, outside London in the UK.
Pinus radiata (Pinaceae) - Monterey pine; wikipedia: The Monterey Pine is widely used in private gardens and public landscapes in temperate California, and similar climates around the world. It is a fast-growing tree, adaptable to a broad range of soil types and climates, though does not tolerate temperatures below about -15°C. Its fast growth makes it ideal for landscapes and forestry; in a good situation, P. radiata can reach its full height in 40 years or so.
interesting weblinks: http://www.conifers.org/pi/pin/radiata.htm
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