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Pinus sylvestris

Common Name(s):
Scotch pine
Cultivar(s):
Glauca Nana - Dwarf blue Scotch pine, Nana - Dwarf Scotch pine, Watereri - Walter pine
Categories:
Shrubs, Trees
Comment:

Good landscape form, but later becomes more open; dwarf forms; transplant easily; picturesque with age; orangish, brown bark with great variability among seedlings. This tree is resistant to damage by deer. Learn more about 'Glauca Nana', 'Nana', and 'Watereri'.

Height:
30-70 ft.
Flower:
1.5 to 3 in. cones solitary or in groups of 2 to 3
Zones:
2-8a
Habit:
Evergreen
Site:
Sun; well drained soil; tolerates poor, dry sites
Texture:
Medium
Form:
Irregular pyramid with young; short spreading branches; lower branches die
Width:
20-35 ft.
Growth Rate:
Rapid
Leaf:
1 to 3 in. bluish green needles in pairs; yellow green in winter
Tags:
deer resistant, evergreen

NCCES plant id: 2112

Pinus sylvestris Pinus sylvestris
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Pinus sylvestris Pinus sylvestris
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Pinus sylvestris Pinus sylvestris
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Pinus sylvestris Pinus sylvestris
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Pinus sylvestris Pinus sylvestris
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Pinus sylvestris Pinus sylvestris
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