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This item is a package of 1 bristlecone pine (Pinus aristata) seedling. This seedling is 3 to 5 inches tall. This seedling is container grown and will be shipped in the container that it is growing in. The transplant success rate of our container grown stock is 100% if proper care is provided. The Bristlecone Pine (Pinus aristata) is a small evergreen tree that grows slowly to 20’ tall and 15’ wide. The dwarf and irregular growth habit, which gives it a very attractive and picturesque form, makes it an excellent choice for a container, rock garden, or bonsai plant. It is a dense, busy, heavy trunked tree with ground sweeping branches. In youth it is symmetrical and narrow crowned. Bristlecone pines are long lived and can reach 1 or 2 thousand years in age. This species of Bristlecone is native to Colorado, New Mexico and Arizona. Bristlecones are hardy in zones 1-11, 14-19 and A2 and A3.