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Pinus mugo var. pumilio

Dwarf Mugo Pine (Swiss Mountain Pine)

A compact, dwarf, globular form popular for foundation and rockery plantings. The emerald-green foliage retains its colour throughout the seasons. Pruning the candles will help keep the plant tidy and dense.

  • »  Large, spreading, bushy shrub or small tree
  • »  Short, dark green needles
  • »  Neither the flowers nor the fruit is ornamentally significant
  • »  Use in rock gardens or mass plantings

10gal
$285.00
1gal
$33.00
2gal
$73.50
3gal
$79.50
  • Category:Evergreens
  • Hardiness Zone:3
  • Height:100-150 cm
  • Spread:200-300 cm
Exposure
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Soil Moisture
Average to Dry Soils
Well-drained
Attributes
Evergreen
Low Maintenance
Habit
Compact
Rounded
Foliage Color
Green
Landscape uses
Rock garden
Planting instructions
Container Plants
Growing & Maintenance Tips for Pinus mugo var. pumilio

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.