Pinus pinea x Tuber borchii

Stone/Umbrella Pine - Bianchetto Truffle

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Features
Evergreen
Shelter
Ornamental
Additional Attributes
Tall Shelter
Ornamental
Orchard/Fruit
Non-poisonous to Animals
Non-poisonous to Humans

Commercially valuable edible seeds.  Small, flat-crowned tree, tolerates hot, dry conditions.  Evergreen.  Hardy.  Inoculated with the Bianchetto Truffle (Tuber borchii).

 

The Bianchetto or ‘Little White’ truffle is also known as the ‘pine forest truffle’ or the ‘truffle of March’ and is grown for its excellent flavour and aroma. The Bianchetto truffle is very variable. Its diameter can be up to 5 cm or more, it has a smooth skin and a pale-yellow to reddish-brown appearance. The Bianchetto truffle prefers sandy limestone soils, and associates with a variety of host trees, including oaks, hazels, conifers and others. Harvest is typically from winter to spring.

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Slow, Medium
3 m
12 m
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Each
$52.90
10 or more
$49.45
100 or more
$43.70
1000 or more
$43.70
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Note: Growth, height and grade information are given in good faith but are subject to natural variables beyond our control.