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Scots Pine (Pinus Sylvestris)

 Scots Pine (Pinus Sylvestris) - (Tree Type (Outdoors))

  
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Bonsai_Tree_Images_Scots_Pine_01.jpg image SCOTS PINE (PINUS SYLVESTRIS) -

Considered to be Scotlands national tree and one of our INDIGENOUS TREES (SCOTLAND). In Britain grows wild mainly in Scotland but is the most widely distributed conifer in the world. An EVERGREEN coniferous tree. Widely indigenous aCROSS western Europe and into Asia. A two NEEDLEd pine greatly underrated as a BONSAI>BONSAI.

STYLE : Suitable for most styles, except broom, but particularly good for literati.

WARNING : Do not confuse mycorrhiZAl funghi for ROOT APHIDs when REPOTTING. The Scots Pine and MYCORRHIZAl funghi have a symbiotic relationship which benefits both organismisms. Prevent ROOT ROT by protecting from prolonged rain


Care Info

SCOTS PINE (PINUS SYLVESTRIS) -

REPOT : Every 2-5 years depending on age, in mid to late spring.

SOIL : Free draining : 80:20 GRIT:organic or 70:30 grit:akadama.

PRUNE : Late summer/early autumn to minimise resin bleed.

PINCH : Pinching of CANDLES will be determined by the objective (back budding, BRANCH EXTENSION etc). In late summer, remove old NEEDLEs to let in light.

WATER : Keep wet but not saturated. Keep dry in winter.

FEED : Monthly dose of BALANCED FEED during spring summer. Single application of slow release, low nitrogen feed in winter.

WARNING : Do not confuse ROOT APHIDs for mycorrhiZAl funghi when REPOTTING. Prevent ROOT ROT by protecting from prolonged rain.





Bonsai Videos for Scots Pine (Pinus Sylvestris) (Tree Type (Outdoors))

Video 1 for Scots Pine (Pinus Sylvestris) (Tree Type (Outdoors))

Excellent video where Ryan Neil discusses development of single flush per year (two needle such as Scots Pine) pines in a lecture at Willowbog Bonsai.

Video 2 for Scots Pine (Pinus Sylvestris) (Tree Type (Outdoors))

Scots Pine Yamadori Goes Into It's First Pot

Video 3 for Scots Pine (Pinus Sylvestris) (Tree Type (Outdoors))

Scots Pine in the UK.

Thanks to - Scottish Bonsai Association for use of the image


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