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Common Name: Scots Pine

Species Name: Pinus sylvestris

Family Name: Pinaceae





Plant Facts  
Origin Asia
Sun Preference Full Sun
Susceptibility Diplodia tip blight, pine wood nematode, pine wilt fungus, needle blight



ID Characteristics

  • Leaf and Stem Characteristics
    • Plant Height: 40-foot diameter, 90-foot height
    • Leaves: In fascicles of 2, persisting for 2-4 years, 1-4 inches long, twisted, stiff



Soil Preference Well-drained, adapted to many soil conditions
USDA Cold Hardiness Zone
Notes Most widespread pine in the world, used for Christmas trees; transplants easily, drought tolerant but pine wood nematode causing serious problems


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