Height and Spread Mugo pines can grow 1 to 6 metres in height and may have a crown width of 1 to 9 metres.
Hardiness Zone 2
Preferred growing conditions Drought resistant and prefers full sun.
Form Mugo pines are low, bushy evergreens that spread out horizontally more than vertically.
Flower/seeds Purplish-tan flowers that turn into shiny brown cones.
Leaf Smooth, medium to dark green, paired needles
Bark/wood Bark is brownish-grey and scaly.
Fruit Not applicable
Pruning Prune to keep shape and remove damaged limbs. Sterilize pruning saws and shears with methanol (gasoline anti-freeze) between cuts and between trees.
Sawfly and pine needle scale.