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Schneverdingen Bosnian Pine

Pinus heldreichii 'Schneverdingen'

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Schneverdingen Bosnian Pine (Pinus heldreichii 'Schneverdingen') at Millcreek Gardens

Schneverdingen Bosnian Pine

Schneverdingen Bosnian Pine

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Height:  15 feet

Spread:  10 feet

Sunlight:  full sun 

Hardiness Zone:  5b

Other Names:  Pinus leucodermis, Serbian Pine

Description:

An upright, conical dwarf variety that grows very slowly and dense; excellent salt tolerance; great disease resistance; dislikes heat and humidity

Ornamental Features

Schneverdingen Bosnian Pine has attractive dark green foliage. The glossy needles are highly ornamental and remain dark green throughout the winter. Neither the flowers nor the fruit are ornamentally significant. The rough brown bark adds an interesting dimension to the landscape.

Landscape Attributes

Schneverdingen Bosnian Pine is a dense multi-stemmed evergreen tree with a distinctive and refined pyramidal form. Its relatively fine texture sets it apart from other landscape plants with less refined foliage.

This is a relatively low maintenance tree. When pruning is necessary, it is recommended to only trim back the new growth of the current season, other than to remove any dieback. It has no significant negative characteristics.

Schneverdingen Bosnian Pine is recommended for the following landscape applications;

  • Accent
  • Vertical Accent
  • Hedges/Screening
  • General Garden Use
  • Windbreaks and Shelterbelts

Planting & Growing

Schneverdingen Bosnian Pine will grow to be about 15 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 10 feet. It has a low canopy, and is suitable for planting under power lines. It grows at a slow rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for 80 years or more.

This tree should only be grown in full sunlight. It is very adaptable to both dry and moist growing conditions, but will not tolerate any standing water. It is not particular as to soil type, but has a definite preference for acidic soils, and is able to handle environmental salt. It is highly tolerant of urban pollution and will even thrive in inner city environments. This is a selected variety of a species not originally from North America.

 
 
Hardiness Zone Plant Height Minimum Sunlight Soil pH Preference
Characteristics
Accent  Articulation  Screening  Garden  Windbreak 
Applications
Foliage Color  Plant Form  Bark  Winter Value 
Ornamental Features