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Pinus cembra 'Chalet'

Chalet Swiss Stone Pine

Plant Features:


Category: Evergreen

  • Slow growing.
  • Soft, long, blue-green needles held in 5's.
  • Young cones are greenish purple, turning brownish purple when mature.
  • Prefers cool climates.
  • Great cold hardiness.

Height: 10-12 ft


Spread: 4-5 ft


Hardiness Zone: 3


Attributes:

  • Border or Bed
  • Cold Tolerant

Critter Resistance:

  • Deer Resistant

Exposure:

  • Full Sun

Foliage Color:

  • Blue/green

Habit:

  • Upright

Soil Moisture:

  • Sandy loam, or clay

Comments:

Chalet is a wonderfully dense, conical grower with blue-green needles.  The needles are an asset year round providing a foil for other shrubs and perennials.  Perfect for planting in corners, near gates, doors, and other small spaces.  Ideal landscape specimen for the Northern tier of the US due to it's superb cold hardiness.

Keith with a Pinus cembra Challet in the landscape.

Keith with a Pinus cembra Challet in the landscape.

Pinus cembra Challet in the OPN arboretum.

Pinus cembra Challet in the OPN arboretum.