Pinus strobus Mini Twists

Available early May

Pinus strobus Mini Twists

'Mini Twists' Eastern White Pine

'Mini Twists' is a great fit for the smaller garden. This selection of the Eastern White Pine 'Contorta' features long twisted and curvy needles. It will create a really unusual texture in the garden. One garden writer described it as "looking like the little fella stuck his fingers in an electrical socket causing his hair to become frizzled".

  • Height: 61-91cm (24-36 in)
  • Spread: 61-91cm (24-36 in)
  • Cold Hardiness: Zone 3
  • Sun or Shade: sun
  • Foliage Colour: bluish green
  • Shape: globe becoming pyramidal with age

Growing and Maintenance Tips

Mini Twists' prefers average well drained soil that has been amended with organic material. It responds well to annual candle pruning which will encourage an even more compact, full-foliaged small tree.