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Pinus mugo


Order: Pinales
   Family: Pinaceae
            Genus: Pinus
                        Specie: Pinus mugo

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 25 ft (8 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained soil

Features: Bright green needles; dark brown cones

Uses: Conifer gardens Rock gardens Containers Bonsai

Zones: 2-8

Description: From the mountains of central Europe, this conifer is a small tree to 25 ft (8 m) but is often shrub-like with a windswept habit. It is a favorite for bonsai, containers and rock gardens. The long, bright green, needle leaves are in pairs. Cones are small

Growth Habit: Shrubby or conical habit

Comments: Many cultivars available

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