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Pinus flexilis 'Extra Blue'

Pinus flexilis 'Extra Blue' - Extra Blue Limber Pine from NVK Nurseries

Pinus flexilis 'Extra Blue' - Extra Blue Limber Pine from NVK Nurseries

More About Pinus flexilis 'Extra Blue'

  • Pyramidal in form, with ascending branches
  • Long blue needles in clusters of five, are slightly twisted or curved
  • Cones are long, brown when mature, and quite resinous
  • True to name, 'Extra Blue' is one of the bluest cultivars

Zone:

3

Height:

11-13 m

Spread:

9-11 m
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Extra Blue Limber Pine Growing and Maintenance Tips

This pine is naturally an open grower, however, pinching the candles mid-spring will encourage a more compact form. 'Extra Blue' grows best in full sun, in a  moist, well-drained soil.


Pinus flexilis 'Extra Blue' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Attracts Birds
Attracts Birds
Fast
Fast
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Evergreen
Evergreen
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average

Habit

Pyramidal

Foliage Color

Blue

Landscape uses

Screening (privacy)
Specimen

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