Pinus sylvestris ‘Chantry Blue’ Pinus

Pinus

Description: A slow-growing, upright, conical to irregular, evergreen tree with twisted, blue-green, needle-like leaves. Oval, green female cones ripen to grey or red-brown. Reaches a mature height of 6m and spread of 4m in 50 years.

History: Found in 1972 Surrey, UK.

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

Height and Spread (after 10 years): 1m x 0.75m

Attributes

  • Tree shape: Conical
  • Do not prune
  • Leaf colour: Blue / Silver
  • Evergreen: Evergreen
  • VS Size: Very small
  • Prefers full sun
  • Open space planting

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