Pinus flexilis ‘Firmament’ Pinus

Pinus

Description: An ornamental form of the five needled ‘Limber Pine’ making a small, upright, slow growing evergreen tree with light grey to dark grey-brown, slightly flaky bark. Thin needles are intensely blue-green to grey-blue-green, inside with remarkable white margin.

History: Native to western and North America.

Pinus Growing Tips: Requires moist but well-drained soil and a sunny position. Copes with all soil types.

Height and Spread (after 10 years): 2m x 1m 

Attributes

  • Do not prune
  • Evergreen: Evergreen
  • M Size: Medium
  • Needs well-draining site
  • Leaf colour: Blue / Green
  • Open space planting

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