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Mugo Pine

A covering of 2" needles gives this small pine a uniform appearance. Its slow growth will prevent it from taking over your yard. Makes a nice rock garden shrub. Roots grow close to the surface, so heavy mulching is recommended.

Companion Plants

Bird's Nest Spruce



Plant Details

  • Common name

    Mugo Pine

  • Botanical name

    Pinus mugo

  • Variety


  • Zone

    USDA Zone 3 (-40°F) to USDA Zone 7 (0°F).

  • Light


  • Height

    36-48" (91-122 cm)

  • Habit


  • Feed

    In spring

  • Water

    1-2 times per week

  • Bloom Time

    No Bloom

  • Maintenance

    Provide enough water in fall, before freeze

This plant also belongs to the following collections:

  • Aaron P.'s collection
  • Brenda K.'s collection
  • Gayle S.'s collection