General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 7b
Plant Height: 18-24 inches
Plant Spread: 18-24 inches
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Other: Non-flowering
Uses: Provides winter interest
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Drought tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Pollinators: Wind
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil

Common names
  • Dwarf Mountain Pine
  • Mugo Pine

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Location: West Jordan, Utah, United States
Date: 2023-04-27
Location: Mukilteo, Washington
Date: 2017-04-10
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Location: My garden, zone 4 Wisconsin
Date: 2012-07-09
zone 4 Wisconsin
  • Posted by goldfinch4 (Ripon, Wisconsin) on Jul 9, 2012 12:17 PM concerning plant:
    An miniature pine ideal for troughs or rock gardens. Grows 1-2 inches per year and forms a tight globe shape. The needles are very small and uniform in size.

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