Scientific Name: Pinus sylvestris cvs.
Common Name: Scots pine (cultivars)
Family Name: Pinaceae
Origin: Europe
Hardiness Zone: Zone 2: (-46 to -40 °C)
Plant Type: Conifer
Mature Size: 15 - 22m x 10 - 15m (height x width)
Habit: Dense, Open, Spreading, Upright
Form: Columnar, Irregular, Mounded, Oval - vertical, Pyramidal - narrowly, Pyramidal - widely, Round
Texture: Medium
Landscape Uses: Group or mass planting, Screening, Specimen plant
Exposure: Full sun
Soil or Media: Acidic, Well-drained
Leaves: Needle-like, Fascicles, Glabrous, Acicular, Serrulate
Flowers: n/a (male cone), Yellow, Apr-May
Fruit: Cone (winged seeds), Brown, Sep-Oct
Key ID Features:
Bark orangish, peeling; branching open; needles 2 per fascicle, flat, most 2.5-5cm long on mature trees (5-9cm long on young trees) x 1.5-2mm wide, glaucous (blue- or grey-green); seed cones conical, lumpy, (2.5-)3-6(-7.5)cm long, green when immature, woody and open when mature, drop at maturity (unlike the persistent cones of shore pine); seeds black, 4-5mm long with a 12-20mm wing. <a href ='' target='_blank'></a>