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Pinus sylvestris

For sale by Bluebell Nursery

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A large evergreen conifer, Pinus sylvestris is a popular tree with steel blueish-green needles and distinctive orange patches of bark on the main trunk when mature. A tough, hardy tree this pine is very good on sites with poor soil and is ideal for use in shelter belts, windbreaks and woodland planting.

Supplied bare root - not in containers.
Size: bundles of 50 bare root plants, (approx 15 - 25 cm tall).
Available late November to February.

Copyright 2013 © Bluebell Arboretum & Nursery

Pot SizeTotal Price
1 litre × 50
£48.50

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Plant Finder: about Pinus sylvestris

Common names

Scots pine, Highland pine, Pine

Description

Pinus sylvestris (Scots pine). This is a scotch pine the needles are about 2-3 inches long and blue-green. The cones are 2 inches long. They are very hardy and will not grow in desert areas. They will turn red-brown in a cold winter, but will usually recover.

Cultivation

They will grow in a wide range of conditions, they are wind resistant and will thrive on soils of moderate to low fertility which are well drained.

Interest and use

Specimen bark. Year-round interest. Suitable for coastal conditions.

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Pinus sylvestris | Rackenford, Tiverton, Devon, EX16 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2018
  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -35°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile, Light, Medium, Low salinity
  • Soil pH5.0 to 7.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

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Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65
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