Blue Shag Eastern White Pine
Pinus strobus 'Blue Shag'
Pronunciation: PY-nus STROH-bus
|Description||This easy-care conifer has a dense, dwarf habit with short, blue-green needles that are soft to the touch. Adaptable to a wide range of soil conditions and effective in rock gardens, shrub borders or as a small garden specimen. Evergreen.|
|Light||Filtered sun, Full sun, Partial shade, Partial sun|
|Watering||Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.|
|Blooms||Conifer; prized for foliage.|
|Mature Size||Reaches only 2 to 4 ft. tall and wide.|
|Special Features||Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, North American Native Selection, Compact Form|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container|
|Companion Plants||Japanese Maple (Acer); Switch Grass (Panicum); Barberry (Berberis); Dogwood (Cornus); Winterberry (Ilex)|
|Care||Prefers fertile, well-drained soil, but highly adaptable. Grows best in full sun. Water deeply, regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency, once established. Feed before new growth begins in spring.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 3-8
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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.