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Pinus sylvestris 'Glauca Nana'

Common Name(s):

Phonetic Spelling
PY-nus sil-VESS-triss GLAW-kuh NAN-uh
Description

A superior cultivar having short, bluish-green needles that keep their color for winter interest.  Will grow in a variety of soil conditions, providing good drainage is available.  This cultivar will grow to form a 10' x 10' rounded ball at maturity.

Although not a native, this plant has been naturalized in the northeast and the north-central US.

A serious problem is Sphaeropsis tip blight.  Pine wilt nematode, sawflies, moths and scale my also be an issue in the plant overall health. 

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Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#evergreen#winter interest#dwarf#deer resistant#urban conditions tolerant
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#evergreen#winter interest#dwarf#deer resistant#urban conditions tolerant
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Pinus
    Species:
    sylvestris
    Family:
    Pinaceae
    Life Cycle:
    Woody
    Dimensions:
    Height: 5 ft. 0 in. - 8 ft. 0 in.
    Width: 5 ft. 0 in. - 8 ft. 0 in.
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Shrub
    Woody Plant Leaf Characteristics:
    Needled Evergreen
    Habit/Form:
    Columnar
    Rounded
    Growth Rate:
    Rapid
    Maintenance:
    Low
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Partial Shade (Direct sunlight only part of the day, 2-6 hours)
    Soil pH:
    Acid (<6.0)
    Soil Drainage:
    Good Drainage
    Available Space To Plant:
    6-feet-12 feet
    12-24 feet
    NC Region:
    Mountains
    Piedmont
    Usda Plant Hardiness Zone:
    4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b
  • Leaves:
    Woody Plant Leaf Characteristics:
    Needled Evergreen
    Leaf Color:
    Blue
    Green
    Leaf Type:
    Needles
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Description:
    Stiff, blue-green needles
  • Bark:
    Bark Color:
    Dark Brown
    Orange
    Red/Burgundy
    Bark Description:
    Flaking bark, orange/red-brown in color
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Location:
    Lawn
    Patio
    Slope/Bank
    Walkways
    Woodland
    Landscape Theme:
    Rock Garden
    Design Feature:
    Accent
    Foundation Planting
    Mass Planting
    Small groups
    Specimen