Scotch Pine Tree

Scotch Pine Tree

Scotch Pine Tree Facts

Specific Name:   Pinus sylvestris
Hardiness Zones:   2 to 8a
Growth_Rate:   Rapid
Site Requirements:   Sun; well drained soil; tolerates poor, dry sites
Texture:   Medium
Form:   Irregular pyramid with young; short spreading branches; lower branches die
Height:   30 to 70'
Weight:   20 to 35'
Leaf:   1 to 3" bluish green needles in pairs; yellow green in winter
Flower/Fruit:   1.5 to 3" cones solitary or in groups of 2 to 3
Comments:    Good landscape form, but later becomes more open; dwarf forms; transplant easily; picturesque with age; orangish brown bark great variability among seedlings
Habit:   Evergreen
Cultivars:   --