This plant is restricted for shipment to CA, ID
Zones: 2-8Latin: Pinus sylvestris
Other common names: scots pine
Mature Height/spread: 30 – 50 ft. high/20-35 ft. spread In youth, the Scotch pine has a conical shape, becoming a flat-topped, spreading tree with age, can be very attractive when mature, 30′ to 50′ tall, with an almost equal spread and horizontal branching habit. The lifespan is normally 150–300 years, with the oldest recorded specimens (in Sweden and Norway) just over 700 years.
Soil / Climate: variety of soils and climates, thrives on light, acid, sandy soils and wind resistant, transplants easily, likes full sun.
Notes: Introduced from Europe. Grows in a pyramidal form. Attractive specimen, good accent plant, possible choice for difficult sites, often used as a Christmas tree, effective screen when young, makes a good shade tree. Has orange brown peeling bark.
Wildlife: Seed is eaten by wood duck, bobwhite, pheasant, and many varieties of woodpeckers. The seed and needles are eaten by spruce grouse and turkey. Porcupine love the bark.
Cold Stream Farm supplies Scotch Pine trees which are grown as bare root seedlings and transplants and sold both wholesale and retail with no minimum order
tional information on Pinus sylvestris can be found on the link: USDA / NRCS Plants Database.