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Mugo Pine, Mugho Pine, Swiss Mountain Pine, Mountain Pine 'Spaan'

Pinus mugo

Family: Pinaceae (py-NAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Pinus (PY-nus) (Info)
Species: mugo (MEW-go) (Info)
Cultivar: Spaan
Additional cultivar information:(aka Spann's Pygmy (misspelled))

Category:

Shrubs

Conifers

Water Requirements:

Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Sun to Partial Shade

Foliage:

Provides Winter Interest

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Height:

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Spacing:

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 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:

Unknown - Tell us

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

I thought this to be a "ratty" looking shrub without much character. Not much information available. I would consider it's color to be a medium to dark green. It's quite possible that under other circumstances this plant is more attractive than how I've depicted it.

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