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Compact Korean Pine Pinus koraiensis 'Compact Glauca'

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PY-nus kor-ee-EN-siss
Description

Sometimes sold as P. cembra 'Compact Glauca.'  Short, thick, densely arranged branches.  A semi-dwarf or compact evergreen with branches that grow upright and are tightly crowded with short thick stems.  

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Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#deer resistant
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#deer resistant
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Pinus
    Species:
    koraiensis
    Family:
    Pinaceae
    Life Cycle:
    Woody
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    Northeast Asia
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Tree
    Habit/Form:
    Conical
    Dense
    Pyramidal
    Growth Rate:
    Slow
    Texture:
    Medium
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Soil Drainage:
    Good Drainage
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Color:
    Blue
    Green
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Length:
    3-6 inches
    Leaf Description:
    4 to 4.5 in. stiff blue-green needles in bundles of 5
  • Bark:
    Surface/Attachment:
    Smooth
    Bark Description:
    The smooth bark is gray=brown on young wood.
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Resistance To Challenges:
    Deer