Vans Pines Nursery, Inc

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French Blue Scotch Pine

Botanical Name: Pinus Sylvestris ‘French Blue’
Hardiness Zones: 2-8
Mature Height: 40-60'
Growth Rate: Medium
Seed Source: France

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What are Programs?
  • 36mm Jiffy Plug
    Available: 0
  • 50mm Jiffy Plug
    Available: 0
  • Plug+1 Husky Bare Root
    Available: 0
  • Plug+2 Jumbo Husky Bare Root
    Available: 0
  • Plastic Gallon
    Available: 0
  • Plantable Peat Quart
    Available: 0
  • Plantable Peat Gallon
    Available: 0

36mm Jiffy Plug

Item #AgeHeightAvailable50250500100025005000
PFBAG361Y011 Y1 - 3"

0.000.000.000.000.000.00
PFBAG361Y031 Y3 – 6″

0.000.000.000.000.000.00
PFBAG361Y061 Y6 – 9″

0.000.000.000.000.000.00
PFBAG361Y091 Y9 – 12″

0.000.000.000.000.000.00
No Items Available

50mm Jiffy Plug

Item #AgeHeightAvailable50250500100025005000
PFBAG501Y011 Y1 - 3"

0.000.000.000.000.000.00
PFBAG501Y031 Y3 – 6″

2.291.871.651.351.241.20
PFBAG501Y061 Y6 – 9″

2.482.031.781.461.341.29
PFBAG502Y032 Y3 – 6″

2.482.031.781.461.341.29
PFBAG502Y062 Y6 – 9″

2.652.171.901.551.431.38
PFBAG502Y092 Y9 – 12″

2.822.302.021.651.511.46
PFBAG502Y122 Y12 – 15″

2.982.432.131.731.591.54
PFBAG502Y152 Y15 – 18″

0.000.000.000.000.000.00
No Items Available

Plug+1 Husky Bare Root

Item #AgeHeightAvailable50250500100025005000
PFBHX032 Y3 – 6″

1.991.631.441.181.091.05
PFBHX062 Y6 – 9″

2.341.911.681.381.271.22
PFBHX092 Y9 – 12″

3.012.452.151.751.611.55
PFBHX122 Y12 – 15″

3.693.002.622.131.951.88
No Items Available

Plug+2 Jumbo Husky Bare Root

Item #AgeHeightAvailable50250500100025005000
PFBJX093 Y9 – 12″

0.000.000.000.000.000.00
PFBJX123 Y12 – 15″

4.283.483.042.462.262.17
PFBJX153 Y15 – 18″

4.873.953.452.792.562.46
PFBJX183 Y18 – 24″

5.564.513.943.182.912.80
PFBJX243 Y24 – 36″

6.285.094.443.583.283.15
No Items Available

Plastic Gallon

Item #AgeHeightAvailable50250500100025005000
PFBPL1Y062 Y6 – 9″

0.000.000.000.000.000.00
PFBPL1Y092 Y9 – 12″

0.000.000.000.000.000.00
PFBPL1Y122 Y12 – 15″

0.000.000.000.000.000.00
No Items Available

Plantable Peat Quart

Item #AgeHeightAvailable50250500100025005000
PFBPQ1Y092 Y9 – 12″

3.483.273.072.942.842.72
PFBPQ2Y122 Y12 – 15″

0.000.000.000.000.000.00
PFBPQ2Y152 Y15 – 18″

0.000.000.000.000.000.00
No Items Available

Plantable Peat Gallon

Item #AgeHeightAvailable50250500100025005000
PFBPG1Y122 Y12 – 15″

0.000.000.000.000.000.00
PFBPG2Y152 Y15 – 18″

0.000.000.000.000.000.00
PFBPG2Y182 Y18 – 24″

0.000.000.000.000.000.00
PFBPG2Y242 Y24 – 36″

0.000.000.000.000.000.00
No Items Available

Notes
The French Blue Scotch Pine is known for having an intense blue hue than other Scotchi Pine species.

Uses
This tree is favored for landscaping, screening, hedging, bonsai, topiary.

Wildlife Value
French Blue Scotch Pine is known to attracts birds for shelter and nesting.

History & Lore
At the turn of the century, early farmers commonly used and cultivated French Blue Scotch Pine for lumber production. The only downside was that it grew with a twisted trunk. This lead to the realization that certain species of Scotch Pine needed to be grown in different areas for optimized growth.

Hardiness Zones
2-8

Tree Type
Conifer

Tree Subtype
Pine

Mature Height
50-60'

Mature Spread
25'

Growth Rate
Medium

Seed Source
France

Sun Preference
Full sun

Soil PH Range
4.0-7.0

Soil Preference
Acidic, poor drained soil

Tolerant
Urban pollution, city environment

Intolerant
Shade

Diseases
Needlecast, mold, cankers, brown spot

Pests
Aphids, Nantucket pine tip moth

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Irrigation & Weed Control

Not sure which program to choose? If the amount of irrigation and weed control is a deciding factor, the chart below shows which programs require the most care to the least care.

Most Care

Least Care

Jiffy Plugs

(36mm & 50mm)

Husky

(Bare Root Transplants)

1 Year Container

(Peat Quart, Super Potted Gallon, Peat Gallon)

Jumbo Husky

(Bare Root Transplants)

2 Year Container

(Peat Quart, Super Potted Gallon, Peat Gallon)

3-4 year Container

(Super Potted 3 Gallon)

Irrigation & Weed Control

Not sure which program to choose? If the amount of irrigation and weed control is a deciding factor, the chart below shows which programs require the most care to the least care.

Most Care

Jiffy Plugs

(36mm & 50mm)

Husky

(Bare Root Transplants)

1 Year Container

(Peat Quart, Super Potted Gallon, Peat Gallon)

Jumbo Husky

(Bare Root Transplants)

2 Year Container

(Peat Quart, Super Potted Gallon, Peat Gallon)

3-4 year Container

(Super Potted 3 Gallon)

Least Care