Pinus longaeva 'Sherwood Compact' photo gallery

dcsteg(5 Shawnee, KS.)July 6, 2011

For all you Sherwood Compact lovers.

A choice, dwarf evergreen conifer with a dense, broadly pyramidal shape. Needles are short and dark green. Pinus longaeva from the White Mountains of California are the oldest living trees on earth, nearly 5,000 years old. Prefers full sun in well-drained soil. 3' tall x 1.5' wide in 10 years. Hardy to -30 degrees. USDA zone 4.


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(Re:Teeny) Dsteg - '...under ideal conditions can be expected to live for 40 years or more'

But for those with a little more time on their hands...

Nice specimen, must be around 10 years.

    Bookmark   July 7, 2011 at 8:02AM
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