Pinus heldreichii 'Compact Gem' / Compact Gem Bosnian Pine

[Excerpt from Dwarf & Unusual Conifers Coming of Age A Guide to Mature Garden Conifers
By Sandra McLean Cutler]
lustrous deep green curved needles in dense clusters; compact, slow-growing, broadly pyramidal form

Pinus heldreichii var leucodermis 'Compact Gem' at the U.S. National Arboretum in Washington D.C. Specimen is approximately 8 feet tall.
Photo by Bill Barger
Pinus heldreichii var leucodermis 'Compact Gem' — a closeup of foliage detail.
Photo by Bill Barger
Pinus heldreichii 'Compact Gem' in the Harper Collection of Dwarf & Rare Conifers, Hidden Lake Gardens, Tipton, Michigan, August 2005.
Photo by Dax Herbst
Pinus heldreichii 'Compact Gem' at the Watnong Collection, U.S. National Arboretum, May 2006.
Photo by Dax Herbst

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