Pinus pumila 'Winton'

Pinus pumila ‘Winton’

Glaucous dwarf siberian pine

  • Botanical name: Pinus pumila 'Winton'
  • Common name: Glaucous dwarf siberian pine
  • Family: Pinaceae
  • Plant Type: Shrub, Evergreen
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Pinus pumila is a dwarf coniferous evergreen pine native to north-eastern Asia. It bears bundles of long, needle-like leaves, contrasting with small pine cones.


Pinus pumila ‘Winton’ is a slow-growing shrub, suitable for growing in a low-maintenance gravel garden or rock garden. Its blue-green needles perfectly complement its purple-hued young cones.

How to grow Pinus 'Winton'

  • Plant size

    2.5m height

    4m spread

  • Aspect

    South facing, west facing

  • Position in border

    Middle, back

  • Sun exposure: Full sun
  • Hardiness: Hardy
  • Soil type: Well drained / light / sandy / chalky / alkaline / acidic

Plant calendar

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
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Do Plant in January

Do not Plant in February

Do Plant in March

Do not Plant in April

Do not Plant in May

Do not Plant in June

Do not Plant in July

Do not Plant in August

Do not Plant in September

Do not Plant in October

Do Plant in November

Do Plant in December

Pinus 'Winton' and wildlife

Pinus 'Winton' has no particular known value to wildlife in the UK.

Is Pinus 'Winton' poisonous?

Pinus 'Winton' has no toxic effects reported.

No reported toxicity to:

No reported toxicity to Birds

No reported toxicity to Cats

No reported toxicity to Dogs

No reported toxicity to Horses

No reported toxicity to Livestock

No reported toxicity to People