The Baltic Pine (Pinus sylvestris) is an evergreen conifer tree in the Pinaceae family of pines. It is also known as the Scots Pine, Scots Fir, and the European Red Pine.
It is native to Europe, particularly in mountain regions.
It grows to 35 metres (114 feet) in height, with a trunk of 100 centimetres (39 inches) in diameter. Its thick bark is orange-red.
The Baltic Pine has short, blue-green leaves, or needles, that are about 5 centimetres (2 inches) long.
The seed cones are red and change colour to pale brown. The seeds are black.
Its lifespan is about 150-300 years.
Photographed in the Cartier Foundation Garden, Paris, July 2021.
Photographer: Martina Nicolls