Pinus sylvestris 'Brentmoor Blonde' / Brentmoor Blonde Scots pine

Pines that greet spring with a flush of gold or white is always an exciting seasonal wake-up in the garden.

Pinus sylvestris 'Brentmoor Blonde' is a large-growing upright tree form of Scots pine with light, wispy branching and a creamy flush of new growth in early spring. Be aware that this plant should be planted where it only gets morning sun; too much afternoon sun and heat can cause scorching of the delicate new shoots.

This cultivar was "found" in the 1990s, growing along a roadside on Brentmoor Road, Bisley, Surrey, United Kingdom.

Pinus sylvestris 'Brentmoor Blonde' — a young specimen in a private garden in Ontario, Canada.
Photo by Joeo Hawkins