Scientific Name: Pinus sylvestris cvs. Form: Pyramidal - widely, Irregular, Columnar, Round, Mounded, Pyramidal - narrowly, Oval - vertical
Common Name:Scots pine (cultivars)Texture:Medium
Family Name:PinaceaeHabit: Spreading, Open, Dense, Upright
Plant Type: Conifer Mature Size (ht. X w.):15 - 22m x 10 - 15m
Origin: Europe Hardiness Zone:Zone 2: (-46 to -40 C)
Leaves: Needle-like, Fascicles, Glabrous, Acicular, Serrulate
Flowers: n/a (male cone), Yellow, Apr- May
Fruit: Cone (winged seeds), Brown, Sep- Oct
Exposure: Full sun
Soil or Media: Acidic, Well-drained
Landscape Uses: Specimen plant, Screening, Group or mass planting
Key ID Features:Bark orangish, peeling; branching open; needles 2 per fascicle, flat, 2.5-5(-7) cm, blue-green; cones lumpy, green when immature, woody and open when mature, drop at maturity (unlike the persistent cones of shore pine). P. 'Glauca Nana': mound form, bark peeling orange in upper crown, typical of spp; needles bluish-green, twisted. P. 'Watereri': upright when young, branch tips up; blue/gray needles, stiff, twisted. P. 'Virdis Compacta': columnar dwarf, bark orange/reddish, peeling; needles twisted, long, golden.