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Mugo Pine, Mugho Pine, Swiss Mountain Pine, Mountain Pine 'Rock Island Compact'

Pinus mugo

Family: Pinaceae (py-NAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Pinus (PY-nus) (Info)
Species: mugo (MEW-go) (Info)
Cultivar: Rock Island Compact

Category:

Shrubs

Conifers

Water Requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Sun to Partial Shade

Foliage:

Unknown - Tell us

Foliage Color:

Dark/Black

Height:

6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

Spacing:

8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 C (-30 F)

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Size:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Time:

Unknown - Tell us

Other details:

May be a noxious weed or invasive

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

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:

Rock Island, Illinois

Gardeners' Notes:

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On Mar 17, 2006, conifers from Rock Island, IL (Zone 5b) wrote:

A globose Dwarf selection growing 3"-6" per year depending on citing, climate, and propagation method. It's origin is from 'The Heartland Collection of Garden Conifers' at Bickelhaupt Arboretum located in Clinton, IA.

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