Wanting to grow an Italian pine in a pot in Athens, Alabama. Any tips?
Growing Italian Stone Pine
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Athens, Alabama is gardening zone 7 to 8, and this tree is winter hardy in zones 7 and above, so you'll be able to leave it outdoors year-round. It does best in full sunlight.
Italian stone pine can be kept in a pot, which will help keep it smaller. It will still need to be repotted in larger pots periodically. Use well-draining soil.
Here is general advice for growing this tree: