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Pinus sylvestris 'Pygmaea'

Also called Pygmy Scots Pine


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Pinus sylvestris 'Pygmaea' - Pygmy Scotch Pine

Pinus sylvestris 'Pygmaea' - Pygmy Scotch Pine

More About Pinus sylvestris 'Pygmaea'

  • Dwarf, irregularly rounded, globe-shaped habit
  • Needles are blue-green throughout the year
  • Mature, brown bark exfoliates to reveal an orange tinge
  • A specimen for foundation planting

Zone:

3

Height:

90-100 cm

Spread:

90-100 cm
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Pygmy Scotch Pine Growing and Maintenance Tips

Combining its colour and texture, this pine offers a good solution for screening or a foundation type plantings. A more formal shape can be achieved with yearly pruning.


Pinus sylvestris 'Pygmaea' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Evergreen
Evergreen
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Average to Dry Soils

Growth Rate

Slow

Habit

Dwarf
Rounded

Foliage Color

Green
Blue

Landscape uses

Specimen
Foundation planting

 Suitable Substitutions for Pinus sylvestris 'Pygmaea'

Pinus nigra 'Hornibrookiana'

Pinus nigra 'Hornibrookiana'

Dwarf Austrian Pine

Pinus resinosa 'Morel'

Pinus resinosa 'Morel'

Morel Dwarf Red Pine

Pinus strobus 'Nana'

Pinus strobus 'Nana'

Dwarf Eastern White Pine