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Slowmound Mugo Pine

Pinus mugo 'Slowmound'

SKU
05117
A rugged and hardy evergreen with an evenly mounded habit of finely textured, rich deep green foliage. Slow growing, compact form seldom needs pruning or maintenance. Handsome on its own or when planted en masse. An ideal salt tolerant choice for a small urban garden, alpine or rock garden, or large waterwise landscape.
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Botanical PronunciationPY-nus MEW-go
Average Size at MaturityReaches 1 to 2 ft. tall and wide in 10 years; 3 ft. tall at maturity.
Bloom TimeConifer; prized for foliage.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Foliage ColorDark Green
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Contemporary, Rustic
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Special FeatureEasy Care, Waterwise, Compact Form
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsWater when top 2 inches of soil is dry.
Companion PlantsJapanese Maple (Acer); Lily of the Valley Shrub (Pieris); Switch Grass (Panicum); Rhododendron (Rhododendron); Astilbe (Astilbe)

Grows easily in enriched, loamy and well-drained soils. Water deeply and regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system; once established, reduce frequency. Feed with 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

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