Pinus pumila Blue Dwarf
Pinus pumila Blue Dwarf

Pinus pumila ‘Blue Dwarf’ was selected for a spring display of brightly coloured cones that contrast with the blue green colour of the needles. It produces a dense load of twisted needles and a horizontal, spreading habit that is unique among Pinus pumila cultivars. Native to extremely cold, exposed regions of northeastern Asia, the tough constitution of this pine stands up to harsh conditions.

  • Height: 76-91 cm (30-36 in)
  • Spread: 1.5-1.8 m (5-6 ft
  • Cold Hardiness: Zone 4
  • Sun or Shade: full sun to part shade
  • Foliage Colour: blue green
  • Shape: spreading

Growing and Maintenance Tips

'Blue Dwarf' grows in moist, well-drained loams in full sun. It is tolerant of a wide range of soils, including both sandy and clay soils. Avoid poorly-drained wet soils. Avoid locating this conifer in a hot situation.