Scotch Pine is a hardy, adaptable evergreen. This large tree has an oval crown and distinctively orange bark when mature. Scotch Pine prefers dry to average moisture levels with very well-drained soil.
The most common pine for shelterbelts and windbreaks. Occasionally seen as a Christmas tree variety.
Zone: 2a Height: 15 m (49 ft) Spread: 5 m (16 ft) Moisture: dry, normal Light: full sun Bark: thick, dark grey-brown scales at the base, and thin, flaky orange scales in the upper portion of the tree Growth rate: medium Life span: long Maintenance: low Suckering: none Pollution tolerance: medium
In row spacing: 3 - 4 m (10 - 12 ft) Between row spacing: 5 m (16 ft)