Pinus densiflora 'Low Glow'

Pinus densiflora 'Low Glow' is a low-growing mound of short, bright, yellowish-green needles; bright yellowish-green foliage. Growth tends to be more outward than upward. Annual expected growth is 1-2 inches, producing a dwarf conifer 16 inches tall by 24 inches wide after 10 years.

Sidney Waxman of University of Connecticut found 'Low Glow' as a witch's broom seedling around 1985. It is possible that this is hybrid between Pinus thunbergii x densiflora.

'Low Glow' is a perfect little conifer for lighting up the foreground of the garden or conifer collection.

Pinus densiflora 'Low Glow'
Photo by David Marsh
Pinus densiflora 'Low Glow' at the ACS Reference Garden at Oregon Garden, Silverton, OR
Photo by David Olszyk

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