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PINUS sylvestris

Commonly known as Scots pine

British Isles native
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individually £12.00 each, 10+ £11.00 each

  • 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 -
  • 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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