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Pinus mugo

Common Name(s):
Mugo pine, Swiss mountain pine
Cultivar(s):
Gallica
Category:
Trees
Comment:

Tremendous variation in size; normally does not produce a tap root so is easy to transplant. This tree is resistant to damage by deer.

Height:
15-20 ft.
Flower:
1 to 2 in. erect cones; matures to gray black; many occur in clusters of 3 or 4
Zones:
2 to 8a
Habit:
Evergreen
Site:
Sun to partial shade; deep, moist, well drained soil; tolerates clay
Texture:
Medium
Form:
Variable; usually low broad spreading and bushy
Width:
25-30 ft.
Growth Rate:
Slow
Leaf:
1 to 2 in. rigid, medium to dark green needles in pairs; curved; may become yellow green in winter
Tags:
deer resistant, evergreen

NCCES plant id: 2100

Pinus mugo Pinus mugo