Overview:Categories: Evergreen, Proven Performer, Wildlife Value, Windbreak
Spreading evergreen, which can reach a mature height of 40-80 ft., it has adapted to a wide range of soils and once established, is drought tolerant.
Moderately fast growing, longed lived and winter hardy up to 7000 ft., elevations, it performed well in our area and has come to be a favorite for windbreaks.
While it does provide some food and cover for birds and small animals, it not a preferred forage for bigger game.
Use in central or leeward rows of multi-row plantings, or may also be used in single row windbreaks. Weak and brittle wood-strength may be a problem during heavy, late or early snows. Also an excellent Christmas tree species.
Features:Scientfic Name: Pinus sylvestris
Growth Habit: Open
Growth Rate: Rapid
Max. Height (ft): 65
Max Width/Spread (ft): 40
Life Span: Long
Cold Hardiness: Very Good
Drought Resistance: Very Good
Elevation Range: 7000
Wildlife Value: High
Wildlife Notes: Food value for upland game and songbirds
Seasonal Color: evergreen
Possible Insect Issues: tip moths, ips beetles
Possible Disease Issues: Fairly Resistant
Miscellany: Excellent Christmas Tree
It will re-open for ordering in Fall of 2019
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- Estimated arrival date for Trees for Conservation Seedling Tree Program Orders is May 10, 2019
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