mugo pine (Pinus mugo)

Native: High elevations in Europe.

Tree Characteristics

  • Shape: Conical or Rounded
  • Foliage: Evergreen, Needle, Green
  • Height: 15 - 25 feet.
  • Width: 15 - 25 feet.
  • Flowers: Inconspicuous. Yellow. Flowers in Spring
  • Fruit/Cone: Persistent, Brown Cone, Medium to Large (0.50 - 3.00 inches), fruiting in Summer or Fall.
  • Bark: Brown, Scaly.
  • Shading Capacity: Dense to Very Dense in Leaf.
  • Litter Issue: Fruit and Leaves.

Tree Site Conditions & Constraints

  • Zones: Sunset 1 - 11 and 14 – 24, USDA Hardiness 3 - 7.
  • Exposure: Full Sun to Partial Shade.

Pests & Disease Information

  • Susceptible: Nematodes, Weevil, Mites, Scales, Caterpillars, Beetle Borers, Spittle Bug and Pine Moth., Needle Cast, Tip Blight and Rust.

Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns

  • Root Damage Potential: Low.

Source:

SelecTree. "Pinus mugo Tree Record." 1995-2018. Mar 16, 2018.
< https://selectree.calpoly.edu/tree-detail/pinus-mugo >

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