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:Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.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 and well-drained soils. Water deeply and regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency, once established. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. Prune only as necessary, to remove damaged or dead branches.Pruning time: spring.Light Needs:Partial to full sunWatering Needs:Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.