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Pinus sylvestris 'Nana'

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PY-nus sil-VESS-triss NAN-uh
Description

A compact, mounded cultivar.  Its blue-green needles retain their color through the winter, perfect for your winter garden.

Not a native of the US, but has been naturalized in portions of the northeast and north-central area of the country.

It grows best in full sun in well-drained soil but will tolerate poor dry soil.  This plant has a bushy form/habit. 

Some pests affecting the health of this plant include sawflies, moths and scale.  Sphaeropsis tip blight can also be a problem.

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Tags:
#evergreen#drought tolerant#winter interest#deer resistant#urban conditions tolerant
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#evergreen#drought tolerant#winter interest#deer resistant#urban conditions tolerant
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Pinus
    Species:
    sylvestris
    Family:
    Pinaceae
    Life Cycle:
    Woody
    Dimensions:
    Height: 1 ft. 0 in. - 2 ft. 0 in.
    Width: 2 ft. 0 in. - 3 ft. 0 in.
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Shrub
    Woody Plant Leaf Characteristics:
    Needled Evergreen
    Habit/Form:
    Mounding
    Rounded
    Growth Rate:
    Slow
    Maintenance:
    Low
    Texture:
    Coarse
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Soil pH:
    Acid (<6.0)
    Soil Drainage:
    Good Drainage
    Available Space To Plant:
    3 feet-6 feet
    NC Region:
    Coastal
    Mountains
    Piedmont
    USDA Plant Hardiness Zone:
    2a, 2b, 3a, 3b, 4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b
  • Flowers:
    Flower Description:
    No flowers
  • Leaves:
    Woody Plant Leaf Characteristics:
    Needled Evergreen
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Leaf Type:
    Needles
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Length:
    1-3 inches
    Leaf Description:
    1 in. glaucous, green, straight leaves, borne two per cluster. Numerous, short, upright branches
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Location:
    Lawn
    Patio
    Pool/Hardscape
    Walkways
    Landscape Theme:
    Winter Garden
    Design Feature:
    Accent
    Border
    Foundation Planting
    Mass Planting
    Small groups
    Specimen