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PlantFiles: Mugo Pine, Mugho Pine, Swiss Mountain Pine, Mountain Pine
Pinus mugo 'Slowmound'

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Family: Pinaceae (py-NAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Pinus (PY-nus) (Info)
Species: mugo (MEW-go) (Info)
Cultivar: Slowmound
Additional cultivar information: (aka Slow Mound)

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Category:
Shrubs
Conifers

Height:
6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Time:
Unknown - Tell us

Foliage:
Evergreen
Blue-Green
Aromatic

Other details:
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
By grafting

Seed Collecting:
Bag seedheads to capture ripening seed
Allow unblemished fruit to ripen; clean and dry seeds
Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored

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Profile:

2 positives
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive claypa On Oct 5, 2008, claypa from West Pottsgrove, PA (Zone 6b) wrote:

P. mugo 'Slowmound' is a seedling selected in 1981 at Iseli Nursery.

Positive kropit On Oct 27, 2007, kropit from Bear, DE (Zone 7a) wrote:

Pinus mugo 'Slowmound' is great for landscaping as it grows about 1 to 2 inches per year. Always looks neat and green.

Neutral conifers On Mar 21, 2006, conifers from Rock Island, IL (Zone 5b) wrote:

A medium green selection that appears to grow about an inch or so per year.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Oakland, California
Bear, Delaware
Rock Island, Illinois
Portland, Oregon
Norristown, Pennsylvania
Milwaukee, Wisconsin



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