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Pinus nigra 'Helga'

Pinus nigra 'Helga' - Helga Dwarf Austrian Pine

More About Pinus nigra 'Helga'

  • Low, rounded, growth habit
  • Dwarf evergreen
  • Light coloured buds are a contrast to the dark green needles
  • A salt tolerant substitution for dwarf mugo pine
  • Slow-growing

Zone:

4

Height:

125-175 cm

Spread:

125-175 cm
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Helga Dwarf Austrian 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. Helga Dwarf Austrian pine is a perfect choice for small space gardens, containers and courtyards.


Pinus nigra 'Helga' Characteristics

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

Soil Moisture

Average to Dry Soils
Well-drained
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Slow

Habit

Dwarf
Rounded

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Specimen

 Suitable Substitutions for Pinus nigra 'Helga'

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Pinus nigra 'Hornibrookiana'

Dwarf Austrian Pine

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Pinus resinosa 'Morel'

Morel Dwarf Red Pine