This pine from the Mediterranean region is also called the "Stone Pine" or the "Umbrella Pine"
With time, it forms a flat topped tree with a shady canopy, like an umbrella.
The foliage is a vivid blue when young, soon maturing to long bright green needles.
It is one of the pines harvested for its edible pine nuts.
Slow growing at first, becoming faster with age.
Suitable for parks and large gardens.
The tree in the first picture is approximately 16 years old.