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Pinus mugo ‘Wintergold’

Mugo pine

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Features

  • Height3m to 30m
  • Growth HabitBroad conical
  • Leaf ColourGold-green

Description

Pinus mugo ‘Wintergold’ (Mugo pine). This is a pyramidal or low growing tree or shrub, which is rather slow growing. The 2 dark green sheath are needle-like and about 2 inches long. The oval cones are about 1-2 inches.

Characteristics

Woody perennial, Evergreen, Shrub, Conifer or Tree

Origin

C Europe

Interest and use

Banks, specimen, ornamental, rock garden, foliage, ground cover. Suitable for coastal conditions.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFrost hardy (min -5°C)
  • SoilSandy, Poor quality, Chalky
  • Soil pH7.0 to 9.0
  • WaterDry

Cultivation

They will grow in a wide range of conditions, they are wind resistant and will thrive on soils of moderate to low fertility which are well drained.

Propagation

You can propagate by seed or by grafting.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Honey fungus may be a problem; young plants are more susceptible. Conifer spinning mite may cause defoliation.

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