Scots pine


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Scots pine

n.
A pine tree (Pinus sylvestris) having twisted needles arranged in fascicles of two and valued for timber and as an ornamental. It is native to Eurasia and is widely planted in North America. Also called Scotch pine.

Scots pine

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Scotch pine

n
1. (Plants) a coniferous tree, Pinus sylvestris, of Europe and W and N Asia, having blue-green needle-like leaves and brown cones with a small prickle on each scale: a valuable timber tree
2. (Forestry) the wood of this tree
Official name: Scots fir or Scotch fir
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Noun1.Scots pine - medium large two-needled pine of northern Europe and Asia having flaking red-brown barkScots pine - medium large two-needled pine of northern Europe and Asia having flaking red-brown bark
pine, pine tree, true pine - a coniferous tree
Translations

Scots pine

npino silvestre
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If you've got space, another worthy contender is the old faithful scots pine.
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The ancient Scots pine forest that lines the route will be lit up a spectacular display.
Along the way he goes in search of freshwater pearl mussels, one of the most endangered species in the world, heads for the hills to discover how the country's magnificent highlands were formed and hears about a plan to save an ancient forest under threat because the native Scots pine has been over-run by a non-native species.
Wales has nominated the Lonely Tree, a Scots pine more than 200 years old, which stood on the top of a hill watching over the town of Llanfyllin, Powys, but blew over in April last year.
We tested this hypothesis by comparing the size of annual shoots of Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris), downy birch (Betula pubescens), and Norway spruce (Picea abies) along a distance gradient from supplementary feeding stations.
A TREE in the grounds of Cragside in Northumberland has been officially declared the tallest Scots pine in the UK - at a whopping 40 metres high.
STAFF at Cragside in Northumberland are on a high as a 140-year-old Scots pine growing in its grounds has been declared the tallest in the UK.
Many may not know it, but the Scots pine tree is known as the only one in the world that is not cut until it reaches 75-80 years old to make sure that the wood reaches a higher density, therefore making it harder and firm and provide superior strength and durability to any home.
His grave lay undisturbed for almost a century beneath a Scots pine in the cemetery at Pembroke Dock, West Wales.