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Pinus mugo 'Slowmound'

Pinus mugo 'Slowmound' - Slowmound Mugo Pine

Pinus mugo 'Slowmound' - Slowmound Mugo Pine

More About Pinus mugo 'Slowmound'

  • A true dwarf mugo with a uniform and extremely dense, mounded, growth habit
  • Needles remain emerald-green year round
  • Neither the flowers nor the fruit is ornamentally significant
  • Use in rock gardens or mass plantings

Zone:

2

Height:

60-90 cm

Spread:

100-125 cm
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Slowmound Mugo Pine Growing and Maintenance Tips

As with most pines, this unusual plant grows best in a well-drained soil. If necessary, pinching the candles in mid-spring will encourage a more compact form.


Pinus mugo 'Slowmound' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Salt Tolerant
Salt Tolerant
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Evergreen
Evergreen
Rock garden
Rock garden

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Average to Dry Soils

Growth Rate

Slow

Habit

Dwarf
Mounding
Compact

Foliage Color

Green (dark)

Landscape uses

Border/edging

 Suitable Substitutions for Pinus mugo 'Slowmound'

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