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Pinus mugo 'Mops' (Dwarf mountain pine 'Mops')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
3ft 3in
Max height
3ft 3in
Max spread
20-50 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Pinus mugo 'Mops'

Other names

Dwarf mountain pine 'Mops'

Genus

Pinus Pinus

Species

P. mugo 'Mops' - P. mugo 'Mops' is a small, slow-growing evergreen conifer with dark green needles.


Pinus mugo 'Mops' is: Evergreen

Habit

Bushy, Rounded

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Foliage

Dark-green in All seasons

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Adelgids , Aphids , Pine shoot moth , Sawflies Adelgids , Aphids , Pine shoot moth , Sawflies

Pine needle cast Pine needle cast

General care

Propagation methods

Grafting


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Where to grow

Pinus mugo 'Mops' (Dwarf mountain pine 'Mops') will reach a height of 3ft 3in and a spread of 3ft 3in after 20-50 years.

Suggested uses

Architectural, Coastal, Drought Tolerant, Low Maintenance, Rock

Cultivation

Grow in free-draining soil in any aspect.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness

Hardy (H4)

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Botanical name

Pinus mugo 'Mops'

Other names

Dwarf mountain pine 'Mops'

Genus

Pinus Pinus

Species

P. mugo 'Mops' - P. mugo 'Mops' is a small, slow-growing evergreen conifer with dark green needles.

Foliage

Evergreen

Habit

Bushy, Rounded

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)


Colour

Foliage

Dark-green in All seasons


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Adelgids , Aphids , Pine shoot moth , Sawflies

Specific diseases

Pine needle cast

General care

Propagation methods

Grafting


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Pinus mugo 'Mops' (Dwarf mountain pine 'Mops') will reach a height of 3ft 3in and a spread of 3ft 3in after 20-50 years.

Suggested uses

Architectural, Coastal, Drought Tolerant, Low Maintenance, Rock

Cultivation

Grow in free-draining soil in any aspect.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 7, Zone 6, Zone 5, Zone 4, Zone 3

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Brown not green, help

My Mugo has gone brown along the middle stem and all of the pines are brown also. The outer pines ara green still.I am a total beginner in need of help and advice.Thanks Vince read more

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