Pinus Sylvestris Beuvronensis is a shrub form of Scots Pine, prized for its natural dome shape and dwarfish size. With bluish-green needles and conspicuous cones, this Scots Pine Beuvronensis cultivar offers architectural value and outstanding texture.
A slow-growing, evergreen shrub, this petite variety boasts long, needle-like leaves borne in bundles. The blue-tinged foliage remains on the shrub throughout the year, providing multiple seasons of interest. With its bushy habit, Scots Pine Beuvronensis starts growing in a wide, spherical shape and as it matures, takes on a dense, rounded shape. The miniature, light brown cones can remain on this evergreen shrub a few years after they first appear. As with other Pinus Sylvestris cultivars, Beuvronensis variety has the distinctive flaking, reddish bark. This undemanding evergreen conifer shrub prefers full sun and can thrive in any type of soil, as long as it is well-drained.
First discovered in France, this century-old variety is fully hardy in Britain and Ireland. With the ability to survive even if the temperatures drop well below 20 degrees, Scots Pine Beuvronensis is considered to be exceptionally robust. As a guarantee of its toughness and all-around great performance in gardens across the United Kingdom, this cultivar won the Award Of Garden Merit by Royal Horticultural Society.
Pinus Sylvestris Beuvronensis stays compact as it develops, with its ultimate size being 50 centimetres to 1 meter, both high and across. When it comes to maintenance, this slow-growing, bushy shrub needs absolutely no pruning to look spectacular. Its natural dome shape looks elegant and neatly trimmed without any intervention. Scots Pine Beuvronensis is not affected by any serious diseases or pests.
The lush, evergreen foliage adds texture to the garden throughout the seasons, and the bluish tinge of the needle-like leaves offers a bit of colour, especially welcome in the winter months. As it is easy to grow and to care for, this evergreen shrub can be planted in any part of your garden, as long as it is a sunny spot. Its dwarf size and graceful natural form make Pinus Sylvestris Beuvronensis ideal for mixed shrub borders, or, when planted en masse, low-growing hedges. The compact form of this cultivar makes it a great candidate for gardens with limited space.