This desirable Mexican pine is hardy to Z8. With age will produce 2-3 main stems and it is enhanced by long drooping leaves, with 4 12" leaflets (needles). Slow growing to 50’. Seeds stay viable in cold storage for many years. Prior to planting the seeds a stratification period of 60-90 days is needed at 35 degrees in a moist medium. After stratifying: Plant at a depth of 3/4" in loamy soil with some coarse sand added to it. Keep damp. Bright light. 13 seeds per packet.