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

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)

Category:

Shrubs

Conifers

Foliage Color:

Blue-Green

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Water Requirements:

Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

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

Aromatic

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

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

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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Gardeners' Notes:

2
positives
1
neutral
0
negatives
RatingContent
Positive

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

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

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.