Dwarf Twisted Scotch Pine

Pinus sylvestris 'Globosa Viridis'

This attractive, slow-growing conifer has a rounded form, covered with dense, shaggy, slightly twisted needles. Tolerant of poor, dry sites and coastal conditions. Makes a good accent shrub or border planting. Easily pruned to topiary form or to maintain size for miniature landscapes. Evergreen.
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Full sun

Best with regular watering. Requires less frequent watering, once established.

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Botanical PronunciationPY-nus sil-VES-tris glo-BOH-suh VEER-ih-diss
Average Size at MaturityReaches 4 ft. tall and wide in ten years, slowly maturing to 8 ft. tall and 6 ft wide.
Bloom TimeConifer; prized for foliage.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Foliage ColorDark Green
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Contemporary, Rustic
Growth HabitRounded
Growth RateSlow
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Rock Garden, Specimen, Coastal Exposure
Light NeedsFull sun
Special FeatureDwarf Plant, Easy Care, Year-round Interest
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsBest with regular watering. Requires less frequent watering, once established.

Requires well drained soil. Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Watering may be reduced after establishment. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. Prune only new season's growth as needed.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 3-7

Your USDA Cold Hardiness Zone: 7

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