Pinus radiata x Tuber borchii

Radiata Pine - Bianchetto Truffle

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Features
Evergreen
Shelter
Timber
Additional Attributes
Tall Shelter
Timber
Fuelwood
Ornamental
Cone/Berry/Catkin
Non-poisonous to Animals
Non-poisonous to Humans

This species needs no introduction.  A very reliable timber and shelter tree over a wide range of sites.  Plant at 1m centres for shelter.  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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Rapid, Very Rapid
7 m
25 m
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Each
$45.00
10 or more
$37.50
100 or more
$32.50
1000 or more
$32.50
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Note: Growth, height and grade information are given in good faith but are subject to natural variables beyond our control.