A lovely front-yard plant, Dwarf Scots Pine (Pinus sylvestris 'Nana') is a slow-growing evergreen with flaky red-brown or purple-gray bark with blue-green or yellow-green needles. Grows up to 12 feet tall and 22 feet wide in zones 3 to 7. | Photo: mobot.org | thisoldhouse.com
Dwarf Eastern White Pine is an evergreen conifer displaying soft delicate blue-green needles on a compact shrub. Pinus strobus 'Nana' is hardy to zones 3-9, prefers full sun and a moderately moist slightly acidic soil. Dwarf Eastern White Pine is slow growing reaching an eventual 3 feet tall by 4- 6 feet wide and is deer resistant.