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Pinus strobus 'Green Twist'

Weymouth pine 'Green Twist'

A slow-growing, compact rounded, evergreen conifer with unusual twisted curly green foliage. Ideal for a sunny location in a pot or container. A hardy little conifer that is easy to grow and will cope well with low winter temperatures

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Size
Ultimate height
0.5–1 metres
Time to ultimate height
5–10 years
Ultimate spread
0.5–1 metres
Growing conditions
Chalk
Clay
Loam
Sand
Moisture
Well–drained
pH
Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Colour & scent
StemFlowerFoliageFruit
Spring Green
Summer Green
Autumn Green
Winter Green
Position
  • Full sun
Aspect

South–facing or West–facing

Exposure
Exposed or Sheltered
Drought resistance
Yes
Hardiness
H6
Botanical details
Family
Pinaceae
Native to the UK
No
Foliage
Evergreen
Habit
Bushy
Genus

Pinus can be shrubs or large, evergreen trees, some species with attractive bark, developing an irregular outline with age and bearing long needle-like leaves in bundles of 2, 3 or 5; conspicuous cones may fall or remain on the tree for years

Name status

Unresolved

How to grow

Cultivation

Grow in any well-drained soil in full sun

Propagation

Propagate by grafting in late winter

Suggested planting locations and garden types
  • City and courtyard gardens
  • Cottage and informal garden
  • Patio and container plants
  • Low Maintenance
  • Flower borders and beds
Pruning

No pruning required

Pests

May be susceptible to adelgids, aphids, sawfly larvae and pine shoot moth

Diseases

May be susceptible to honey fungus and needle cast diseases

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