Scotch Pine

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The Scotch pine (Pinus sylvestris) is a popular tree for reforestation, timber production, and landscaping, appreciated for its fast growth and adaptability to a wide range of soils and climates. It is also sometimes used for Christmas trees. The tree prefers well-drained soils and full sun, but can tolerate a range of soil types and conditions.

AVAILABLE SCOTCH PINE VARIETIES INCLUDE:

East Anglian, Scots Highland (2-0)
French Gevaudan (2-1 & 2-0)

AGE: QTY: 5000+ QTY: 500-4999 QTY: 100-499
2-0 6″ – 12″ 0.23 0.26 0.52
2-2 10″ – 18″ French Only 0.675 0.70 1.40
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Description

The Scotch pine (Pinus sylvestris) is an evergreen conifer tree native to Europe and Asia. It is a medium-sized tree, typically reaching heights of 50 to 70 feet (15 to 21 meters) with a straight, cylindrical trunk and a rounded, open crown.

The needles of the Scotch pine are short, stiff and about 1 to 3 inches (2.5 to 7.5 cm) long, arranged in bundles of two and are a bluish-green color. The cones of the Scotch pine are also distinctive, with a conical shape that is about 1.5 to 3 inches (4 to 8 cm) long. The cones are usually brown in color and remain on the tree for several years.

The bark of the Scotch pine is thick, scaly and reddish-brown in color. The wood is strong, hard and durable, and is commonly used for lumber, poles, and pulp.

The Scotch pine is a popular tree for reforestation, timber production, and landscaping, appreciated for its fast growth and adaptability to a wide range of soils and climates. It is also sometimes used for Christmas trees. The tree prefers well-drained soils and full sun, but can tolerate a range of soil types and conditions. The Scotch pine is generally considered to be a hardy and resilient tree, with good resistance to pests and diseases.

AVAILABLE VARIETIES:

East Anglian

The East Anglian Scotch Pine is a variety of the Pinus sylvestris species that is native to the eastern part of England, particularly in the region known as East Anglia. It is known for its good growth rate and hardiness in colder climates, making it a popular tree for timber and Christmas tree production in the area. The East Anglian Scotch Pine is typically characterized by its dark green needles, which are up to 3 inches (7.5 cm) in length and are arranged in pairs, as well as its sturdy, conical shape. The tree is often grown in large plantations, particularly in Norfolk, Suffolk, and Cambridgeshire, and is also sometimes used in landscaping and windbreaks.

Scots Highland

The Scots Highland Pine, also known as the Caledonian Pine or Scottish Pine, is a subspecies of the Scots Pine (Pinus sylvestris) that is native to Scotland and parts of northern England. It is known for its hardiness and ability to grow in poor soil conditions, as well as its distinctive, irregular shape.

The Scots Highland Pine typically grows to a height of 60 to 80 feet (18 to 24 meters) and has a conical shape with a narrow crown. The bark is a dark, reddish-brown color and is deeply fissured. The needles are bright green, up to 3 inches (7.5 cm) in length, and grow in pairs. The tree produces cones that are up to 4 inches (10 cm) in length and are a reddish-brown color.

The Scots Highland Pine is an important species for the ecology of the Scottish Highlands, providing habitat for a variety of wildlife, including red squirrels, capercaillie, and the Scottish crossbill. It is also used for timber production and is a popular tree for landscaping and ornamental purposes due to its unique shape and hardiness.

French Gevaudan

The French Gevaudan strain of Scotch Pine is known for its moderate growth rate, which makes it a good choice for landscape plantings where a slower-growing tree is desired. Its tight branching habit also makes it well-suited for use as a specimen tree or when planted in groups.

The French Gevaudan strain of Scotch Pine is a versatile and attractive tree that is well-suited for a variety of landscaping and horticultural purposes.

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