Pine ‘Scots’


The Scots Pine is the national tree of Scotland. This towering evergreen can live up to 300 years, has long pine needles and flaky orange bark. Best for large landscapes and acreages.




Pinus sylvestris

Zone: 2
Exposure: Full sun
Mature Size: 50′ high x 26′ wide
Tree Form:  Pyramidal to broad, open
Foliage Color: Bluish-green needles, in bundles of 2
Growth Rate:  Moderate to Fast
Uses:  Specimen, windbreak, shelterbelts

Description:  A medium-large tree with a pyramidal form when young, becoming more rounded and open with age. It has bluish-green needles and distinctive copper-orange bark that peels.  An excellent specimen tree.

Ornamental Features:  Needles are bluish-green, pointy, very tough, slightly twisted, and in bundles of two, 1.4″ to 2″ long.  Mature cones are grey-brown and point back along the branch, attached by a small stem.

Landscape Attributes:  Very hardy, long living evergreen tree with a strong central leader.  Low maintenance, fire resistant, and drought tolerant once established.

Additional information


1 Gal, 10 gal, 10-11', 11-12', 12-13', 13-14', 14-15', 15 Gal, 15-16', 2 Gal, 20 Gal, 4-5', 5 Gal, 5-6', 6-7', 7 Gal, 7-8', 8-9', 9-10'