Pinus sylvestris 'Prostrata'/Dwarf Scotch Pine

Pinus sylvestris 'Prostrata' / Pinus sylvestris 'Prostrata'
Low, mounding, compact form
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Low, mounding, compact form

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Scientific Name: Pinus sylvestris 'Prostrata'
Common Name: Dwarf Scotch Pine
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Needleleaf
Hardiness Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8 Determine Your Zone
Height: 2- 5 feet
Spread: 2 -3 feet
Light Exposure: Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Dry
Rate of Growth: Slow
Water Requirement: Low
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Comments: This is a low compact growing pine which is an excellent choice for informal bonsai work. Tolerates dry conditions quite well.