Slowmound Mugo Pine
Pinus mugo 'Slowmound'
Full sun, Partial sun
Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
|Botanical Pronunciation||PY-nus MEW-go|
|Average Size at Maturity||Reaches 1 to 2 ft. tall and wide in 10 years; 3 ft. tall at maturity.|
|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, Woodland Garden, Urban Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Special Feature||Dense Habit, Dwarf Plant, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Waterwise, Year-round Interest|
|Watering Needs||Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.|
|Companion Plants||Japanese 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