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Pinus sylvestris 'Green Penguin'

Green Penguin Scotch Pine

Plant Features:


Category: Evergreen

  • Slow grower at 2-3" per year.
  • Considered to be hardier than Picea glauca Conica.
  • Extreme hardiness has been reported in trials in Duluth, MN.

Height: 3-4 ft


Spread: 1-2 ft


Hardiness Zone: 3


Attracts Wildlife:

  • Wildlife Habitat

Attributes:

  • Evergreen

Exposure:

  • Full Sun

Foliage Color:

  • Green

Habit:

  • Columnar
  • Pyramidal

Soil Moisture:

  • Acidic
  • Moist, Well-Drained

Comments:

Short, wide and full of personality.  Needles are a rich green color throughout the year.  Can be used in containers, for small borders, or informal hedges where it can be admired all year.  Seedling discovered at J Farms, Dayton, Oregon.  Wildlife Habitat.  Extreme hardiness has been reported in trials in Duluth, MN.

Green Penguin in the landscape.

Green Penguin in the landscape.