Scotch Pine, pinus sylvestris

Scotch Pine, pinus sylvestris
Item# DA-scotchpine
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Product Description

Inventory as of Jan 10, 2016: 10000 Seeds

Seed Specifications: Purity - 100%; Projected Germination Rate - 99%; Where Harvested (location) - Yugoslavia

The Scotch Pine, also known as Scots Pine, has needles in bundles of two. The 1 2/3" needles are bluish green, stiff, and slightly twisted. Tree growth is fairly dense as a young tree, becoming more open and irregular with age. The trunk and branches develop a reddish, orange color. Old trees are often quite picturesque. Scotch pines are used widely throughout the world. The Scotch Pine is ofter a very popular choice as a Christmas tree. The Scotch Pine can reach between 30-50 ft tall and a width of 20-40 ft. It's hardy to zone 3. It prefers sandy, well-drained soil. It will also tolerate dry soil. Prefers full sun.

Recommended Planting Instructions:

Scarification: Soak in water, let stand 48 hours. Stratification: Cold stratify for 90 days Germination: Sow seed 1/8" deep, tamp soil, and mulch seed bed.

Other: Can also soak in water for 48 hours, change water each day, then plant.