Upright Scots or Scotch pine (Pinus sylvestris 'Fastigiata')

USDA Hardiness Zones

USDA hardiness zones
Zone Zone  more information
Hardy to zone 3a
Mature Height Mature Height
20 to 30 feet
Mature Spread Mature Spread
10 to 12 feet
Growth Rate Growth Rate
Sun Sun
Full Sun
Moisture Moisture
Drought tolerant (also tolerant to moist soil, well-drained)
Fall Color Fall Color
Attracts Wildlife Attracts Wildlife
Flower Flower
Fruit Fruit
Evergreen Evergreen
Native to WI Native to WI
Additional Information Additional Information
narrow, columnar form; densely branched; 20-30’ tall; 10-12' wide; slow grower; twisted, stiff, blue-green leaves; subject to limb breakage due to snow and ice; very susceptible to a number of insect and disease problems

UW Extension
For more information, see the UW Extension Urban Horticulture Team Web site: www.uwex.edu/ces/wihort
Primary Author: Dr. Laura Jull
Photos by: Dr. Laura Jull and Dr. Ed Hasselkus

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