Scots Pine Tree – Native Evergreen | 3fatpigs庐







Scots Pine Tree – Native Evergreen | 3fatpigs庐


Scots Pine Tree – Native Evergreen

About Scots Pine

The Scots Pine is a natural native evergreen tree that has been around since the last ice age. It is a versatile plant that can be used as a wind break in a row or in clumps. This tree is known for its ability to tolerate various conditions, including shade and very exposed areas.

Growing Details

  • Common Name: Scots’ Pine
  • Genus: Pinus
  • Species: Sylvestris
  • Skill Level: Experienced
  • Exposure: Full sun, Partial shade
  • Hardiness: Hardy
  • Soil Type: Well-drained/light
  • Height: 25m
  • Spread: 700cm

Description

The Scots Pine is an evergreen coniferous tree that can grow up to 25m in height and 1m trunk diameter when mature. In exceptional cases, it can reach heights of 35-45m and trunk diameters of 1.7m on very productive sites. The bark of the tree is thick, scaly, and dark grey-brown on the lower trunk, while it is thin, flaky, and orange on the upper trunk and branches.

The mature tree has a distinctive appearance with its long, bare, and straight trunk topped by a rounded or flat-topped mass of foliage. The Scots Pine has a lifespan of 150-300 years, making it a long-lasting addition to any landscape.

Planting and Care

The Scots Pine trees available at 3fatpigs庐 have been grown in the nursery for 4 years, ensuring they have an excellent root system ready for planting. When planting, it is recommended to space the trees 60-90cm (24-36 inches) apart, depending on how thick you want your hedge to be.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. Can the Scots Pine tolerate shade?

Yes, the Scots Pine is known for its ability to tolerate shade. However, it thrives best in full sun or partial shade.

2. How tall can the Scots Pine grow?

The Scots Pine can grow up to 25m in height when mature. In exceptional cases, it can reach heights of 35-45m on very productive sites.

3. What is the lifespan of a Scots Pine tree?

The Scots Pine has a lifespan of 150-300 years, making it a long-lasting addition to any landscape.

4. Can I use the Scots Pine as a wind break?

Absolutely! The Scots Pine is commonly used as a wind break in a row or in clumps due to its dense foliage and ability to withstand harsh conditions.

Thank you for choosing 3fatpigs庐 for your Scots Pine Tree needs. Buy now and enjoy the beauty and resilience of this native evergreen tree.