Pine from seed. At years old wire the trunk. Reexamine design after 4 or 5 growing seasons. Trim lower branching during the summer of the year. Trunk should reach good size for a medium tree in 10 years.
Dan Barton: “Scots pine grown from seed planted through a hole in a stone in The tree expanded so much that it eventually split the rock. Planted in a Dansai pot and now in the collection of Marco Invernizzi, Italy.