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Pinus strobus Squiggles

Squiggles White Pine

  • »  Dwarf, oval habit
  • »  Dense growth with curly, twisted, blue-green needles
  • »  Foliage remains blue-green throughout the whole year
  • »  Slow growth (3-5 cm per year)

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  • Category:Evergreens
  • Hardiness Zone:3
  • Height:30-50 cm
  • Spread:50-60 cm
Exposure
Full Sun
Growth Rate
Slow
Attributes
Drought Tolerant
Evergreen
Low Maintenance
Habit
Compact
Dwarf
Foliage Color
Blue
Green
Landscape uses
Border/edging
Foundation planting
Rock garden
Planting instructions
Container Plants
Additional Information about Pinus strobus 'Squiggles'

Pinus strobus 'Squiggles' is a sister seedling to P. s 'Wiggles'. Similar in appearance but 'Wiggles' seems to grow a little faster and is more of a flattened globe. 

Growing & Maintenance Tips for Pinus strobus 'Squiggles'

This pine is naturally a dense grower, however, pinching the candles mid-spring will encourage a more compact form, enabling the homeowner to maintain the desired size. A low-maintenance evergreen that is best planted in full sun, in average to dry soils. 

To improve looks and airflow, these plants would benefit from periodic 'combing' (use your fingers) to remove dead material.