Pinus mugo

Botanical Name: 
Pinus mugo
Common Name: 
Dwarf mountain pine, mugo pine

A coniferous evergreen small shrub, it is low and compact with a dense bushy habit, although it can have many variable forms.

Branches are covered in with 4-5cm needles in pairs, the leaves are stiff and bristly dark green.

Candle shaped young shoots are light green and glabrous.

Very hardy.

Ht: 90x 90 cm


Ideal for rockeries and borders, on a slight bank so the whole form of the plant can be seen.


Palmers Manual of Trees, Shrubs and Climbers by Stanley J Palmer