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Scotch Pine

Botanical Name
Pinus sylvestris
Min Zone
3
Max Zone
7
Height
30 to 60 feet
Width
30 to 40 feet
Fruit
1.5 to 3 inch cones with triangular bump on scale, held in clusters of 2 or 3
Light
Full sun
Soil
Well-drained, adaptable but prefers acidic
Planting & Care
  • Transplants easily balled and burlap
  • Tolerates wide variety of soils except wet
Problems
Scale, sawflies, Diplodia needle cast
Varieties
  • Fastigiata - upright, narrow, susceptable to snow damage, 25 feet
  • Watereri - slow growing, dense pyramid form, steel blue needles, dark orange bark, 15+ feet

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