Pinus sylvestris 'Plainfield' / Plainfield Scots pine

Pinus sylvestris 'Plainfield' is a slow-growing, globose form of Scots pine with uniform branching and medium green foliage of typical length and consistency for the species. After 10 years of growth a mature specimen will stand approximately 3 feet (1 m) tall and wide, an annual growth rate of 3 to 4 inches (7.5 - 10 cm).

This cultivar originated as a witch's broom found in 1992 by Randy Dykstra, Fulton, Illinois, USA.

Pinus sylvestris 'Plainfield' in the Harper Collection of Dwarf & Rare Conifers, at Hidden Lake Gardens, Tipton, Michigan, August 2005.
Photo by Dax Herbst
Pinus sylvestris 'Plainfield' at Hidden Lake Gardens, Tipton, Michigan, July, 2016.
Photo by William Dunagin