Mops Mugo Pine
Mops Mugo Pine
Pinus mugo 'Mops'Item #4907 USDA Hardiness Zone: 2 - 7
This dwarf pine is perfect for confined spaces, with its dense, symmetrical growth and compact, rounded form. Blue-green spring and summer foliage takes on a golden hue during colder months. It's slow growth habit makes this evergreen ideal as a specimen in smaller gardens, or massed to make a bold statement in larger landscapes.
- OverviewLight Needs:Partial to full sunWatering Needs:Water regularly - weekly or more in extreme heat, until established.Average Landscape Size:Very slow growing; may reach up to 5 ft. tall and wide in 30 years.
- DetailBotanical Pronunciation:PY-nus MEW-goDeciduous/evergreen:EvergreenGrowth habit:Compact, RoundGrowth rate:SlowAverage landscape size:Very slow growing; may reach up to 5 ft. tall and wide in 30 years.Foliage color:Blue-greenBlooms:Conifer; prized for foliage.Companion PlantsJapanese Maple (Acer); Winterberry (Ilex); Switch Grass (Panicum); Dogwood (Cornus); Barberry (Berberis)
- CareCare InformationGrows easily in enriched, loamy, well-drained soils. Follow a regular schedule of deep waterings during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Once established, water deeply, less frequently. When pruning is necessary, prune to trim only new growth of the current season.Pruning time: spring.Light Needs:Partial to full sunWatering Needs:Water regularly - weekly or more in extreme heat, until established.