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Pinus resinosa 'Morel'

 Suitable Substitutions for Pinus resinosa 'Morel'

Pinus nigra 'Helga'

Pinus nigra 'Helga'

Helga Dwarf Austrian Pine

Pinus strobus 'Nana'

Pinus strobus 'Nana'

Dwarf Eastern White Pine

Pinus sylvestris 'Pygmaea'

Pinus sylvestris 'Pygmaea'

Pygmy Scotch Pine

Pinus strobus 'Horsford Dwarf'

Pinus strobus 'Horsford Dwarf'

Horsford Dwarf White Pine

 

More About Pinus resinosa 'Morel'

  • Upright, conical to rounded habit, densely branched
  • Soft-needled, dark green foliage year round
  • Offers winter interest with texture and diminished size

Interesting Notes:

This red pine cultivar becomes a billowy, dense, informal shrub and its name comes from its resemblance to the morel mushroom.

Zone:

3

Height:

100-125 cm

Spread:

100-125 cm
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Morel Dwarf Red Pine Growing and Maintenance Tips

A nice, uniform specimen suitable for a rock garden or low screening in a foundation planting. This cultivar is intolerant of urban pollution, therefore, inner city or urban streetside plantings are best avoided.


Pinus resinosa 'Morel' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Evergreen
Evergreen
Rock garden
Rock garden

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Average to Dry Soils

Growth Rate

Slow

Habit

Compact
Pyramidal
Rounded

Foliage Color

Green (dark)

Landscape uses

Screening (privacy)
Specimen
Foundation planting