Compact Mugo Pine
Pinus mugo pumilio 'Compact Select'
Filtered sun, Full sun, Partial shade, Partial sun
Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
|Botanical Pronunciation||PY-nus MEW-go|
|Average Size at Maturity||Slow growing; reaches 5 ft. tall and wide in 10 years.|
|Bloom Time||Conifer; prized for foliage.|
|Foliage Color||Dark Green|
|Garden Style||Asian/Zen, Contemporary, Rustic|
|Growth Habit||Compact, Rounded|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Specimen, Topiary, Woodland Garden, Wildlife Garden, Urban Garden|
|Light Needs||Filtered sun, Full sun, Partial shade, Partial sun|
|Special Feature||Dense Habit, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Waterwise, Year-round Interest, Bird Friendly, Compact Form|
|Watering Needs||Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.|
|Companion Plants||Japanese Maple (Acer); Rhododendron (Rhododendron); Lily of the Valley Shrub (Pieris); Winter Daphne (Daphne); Astilbe (Astilbe)|
Grows easily in enriched, loamy and well-drained soils. Water deeply, regularly in the first growing season to establish an extensive root system; once established, reduce frequency. Apply a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. Prune only to remove old, damaged or dead branches.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 2-8