The dense, low-branched, narrow pyramidal form of Pinus cembra is distinctive. Typical of pines it will lose apical dominance and become more broad and flat-topped with age. However, these specimens planted at The Morton Arboretum are approximately 60-75 years old and still strongly pyramidal.
Karren Wcisel, TreeTopics.com
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Pinaceae, tree, conifer, cone, needle, evergreen, Pinus cembra, Swiss stone pine