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6th January 2021. In line with the current government lockdown rules, Burncoose Nurseries is closed to visitors. However at present we are able to offer click and collect to local customers. This will be weekdays only, not weekends. Mail order is continuing as normal. However please allow extra time for the couriers to deliver, once despatched from us. Sorry to say that some depots are experiencing high volumes of traffic, also staff shortages.

PINUS sylvestris

Commonly known as Scots pine

British Isles native
Further Reading....

Available Early Spring 2021 - Should be available March/April onwards depending on growing conditions.
individually £12.50 each, 10+ £12.00 each

Delivery Information Available Early Spring 2021
plant size comparison icon 2 to 3 Litre
  • Evergreen - twisted blue-green or yellow-green leaves in pairs.
  • Height - 15-30m (49-100ft)
  • Spread - 6-9m (20-30ft)
  • Conifer - bark is fissured and purple-grey at the base and red-brown and flaking on the upper trunk. Cones 3cm-7cm (1¼in-3in) ripen to grey or red-brown.
  • Tree
  • Very hardy - Hardy in the severest continental climates including exposed upland locations in the UK. Plant can withstand temperatures < -20 (-4°F)
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - native of the once extensive Caledonian forests of Scotland.
  • Medicinal properties
  • Pests & Diseases - aphids, sawfly larvae, honey fungus
  • Place of origin - Europe, temperate Asia
  • Garden Location/Conditions - Coastal / windswept - - slightly back from the sea with more shelter
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Leaf shape - Filiform - see photos above
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Winter
  • Soil Conditions - Well drained, dry, poor to moderately fertile soil -
  • Tree Shape - Broadly columnar - - becoming domed
15-30m (49-100ft)
tree - guide for size not form Average Person
  6-9m (20-30ft)

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