Pinus contorta 'Spaan's Dwarf'
Common name: 
Spaan's Dwarf Shore Pine
Pronunciation: 
PI-nus kon-TOR-ta
Family: 
Pinaceae
Genus: 
Type: 
Conifer
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon: 
Yes
  • Conifer, evergreen, dwarf, a shrub, open, upright branches, may reach 3 ft and 4 ft wide in 10 years (0.9 × 1.2 m), relatively short needles, about 1 cm or more, but also some of normal length, dark green.
  • Hardy to USDA Zone 5     Found by Jon Spaan of Oregon.
  • Sun.  Considered a good plant for a container, rock garden, or natural bonsai.
  • Silverton, Oregon: The Oregon Garden - Conifer Garden.
Click image to enlarge
  • plant habit

    plant habit

  • plant habit

    plant habit

  • branchlet, leaves

    branchlet, leaves