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Pinus strobus 'Blue Shag'

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Pinus strobus 'Blue Shag' - Blue Shag White Pine

More About Pinus strobus 'Blue Shag'

  • Slow-growing, dense, compact, rounded habit
  • Short, blue-green needles are soft to the touch
  • Use as a specimen in a rock garden or low screening
  • Medium-slow growth: 12 cm/yr

Zone:

3

Height:

100-125 cm

Spread:

100-125 cm
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Blue Shag White Pine Growing and Maintenance Tips

This pine is naturally a dense grower, however, pinching the candles mid-spring will encourage a more compact form, enabling the homeowner to maintain the desired size.


Pinus strobus 'Blue Shag' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Evergreen
Evergreen
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Rock garden
Rock garden

Soil Moisture

Average to Dry Soils
Well-drained

Growth Rate

Slow

Habit

Dwarf
Rounded
Globe

Foliage Color

Green
Blue

Landscape uses

Screening (privacy)
Specimen

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