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Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris)


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Type

conifer tree icon

Conifer

Status

tree has become naturalized

Naturalized

Edible fruit/nut tree?

NO

Names

Latin (scientific) name: Pinus sylvestris

Common English name: Scots pine

Other names:

French name: Pin sylvestre

Habitat

No information available

Other notes

Known to be an invasive species in all or part of Canada.

Hardiness zone(s)

0a, 0b, 1a, 1b, 2a, 2b, 3a, 3b, 4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b

  • Zone 0
  • Zone 1
  • Zone 2
  • Zone 3
  • Zone 4
  • Zone 5
  • Zone 6
  • Zone 7
  • Zone 8
  • Zone 9

A hardiness zone is a geographically defined area where a given plant is capable of growing. Hardiness zones are based largely on climate, particularly minimum temperatures. Zone 0 covers the harshest areas in Canada for plant species. Higher numbers represent more temperate areas.

For more information on plant hardiness zones in Canada, visit Natural Resources Canada.

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