Scots pine is the most widespread pine in the
world. It grows up to 130 feet (40 meters) tall.
Needles: Bundles of 2, up to 4 inches (10 cm) long. Often blue-green, the only two-needle pine with needles this color.
Cones: Up to 2.5 inches (6 cm) long.
it grows: Throughout Europe.
Similar tree: Japanese red pine
has longer needles and larger cones.
is Latin for "of
forest." Other common names: Scotch pine, Norway pine, Mongolian pine.