Dwarf Scotch Pine
Pinus sylvestris 'Glauca Nana'
|Description||A useful rounded evergreen shrub with rich blue-green needles on dense, horizontal branches, and attractive reddish bark. A great landscape accent or foundation plant. A slow-grower that tolerates regular pruning; well-suited for training into topiary forms.|
|Watering||Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.|
|Blooms||Conifer; prized for foliage.|
|Mature Size||Slow growing; reaches 6 ft. tall and wide, in natural form.|
|Landscape Use||Container, Windbreak, Suitable for Topiary|
|Design Ideas||This is an excellent small Pine for use in spatially challenged landscapes or where windy conditions take their toll on taller species. Multiple trunks and irregular growth make this an ideal coastal Pine. Great for view lots where trees won't block the vista. Makes a fine specimen in the Asian garden and in Mediterranean schemes, woodland and Northern-style country gardens. The attractive bark is a welcome source of color in low-maintenance courtyards and those filled with dryland plants. Particularly good choice with landscape boulders and dry streambeds.|
|Companion Plants||Switch Grass (Panicum); False Cypress (Chamaecyparis); Black-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia); Russian Sage (Perovskia); Coneflower (Echinacea)|
|Care||Provide enriched, loamy, well-drained soil. Water deeply and regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system; once established, reduce frequency. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. Prune as needed to maintain topiary size and shape.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 2-7
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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.