Italian Pencil Pine

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Cupressus Sempervirens Glauca

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  • Classic Italian Pencil Pine
  • Stunning conifer with brilliant green foliage
  • Slim and compact, it is ideal for narrow garden beds
  • Perfect as a feature tree or avenue planting
  • Requires no pruning for its natural slender form
  • Ideal for Mediterranean or Provincial gardens
  • Mature size 5 meters plus


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Elevate your garden with the Italian Pencil Pine, Cupressus Sempervirens Glauca, a stunning conifer that boasts vibrant green foliage. Its slender and compact form makes it a perfect fit for narrow garden beds or as a striking feature tree. What sets it apart is its low-maintenance nature, thriving in its natural upright shape without the need for pruning. It’s the ideal choice for creating a Mediterranean or Provincial-style garden that exudes elegance and charm.


Product Specifications – Pencil Pines

  • Common Name: Italian Pencil Pine
  • Uses: Feature / Specimen, defining garden areas
  • Form: Upright, column
  • Mature Height: 5-10 meters
  • Mature Width: 1 meter
  • Position: Full Sun, Semi-Shade
  • Soil Type: Adaptable to most soil types
  • Drought Tolerance: Low-medium tolerance
  • Planter suitability: Yes, keep well-watered
  • Growth Rate: Slow-growing tree
  • Native: No
  • Maintenance: Low


Common Asked Questions

Do I need to prune Pencil Pines?

Italian Pencil Pines don’t require any pruning, they will grow naturally in an upright, slender form. Their shape is best created when left alone to form naturally.


How far apart should I plant Pencil Pines?

This all depends on the look you are trying to achieve. Many people create screening with Pencil Pines and choose to plant approx. 1 meter apart. For a more spaced-out effect, 1.5-2m apart creates a lovely look.


What style of garden do Pencil Pines suit?

Pencil Pines work in both Provincial and Mediterranean gardens. However, because of their deep foliage and slender form, they also work well in Contemporary garden designs.


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