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Author:Kenraiz, Krzysztof Ziarnek
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Pinus mugo mughus, (Mugo Pine Bonsai), Sheffield's Seed Co.Inc.
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Pinus mugo mughus, (Mugo Pine, Mugo Pine Tree, Mountain Pine), Sheffield's Seed Co., Inc.
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Pinus mugo mughus, (Mugo Pine, Mugo Pine Tree, Mountain Pine), Sheffield's Seed Co., Inc.
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Pinus mugo

var. mughus

Mountain Pine, Mugo Pine, Mugo Pine Tree

In Stock: 10.117 lb (Total:10.117lb)
  • Pinus mugo var. mughus

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Seed lots

10.1 lb


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Seeds per lb:
10.12 lb
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Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Colombia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, New Zealand, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom

Growing Info

Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours
Stratification: none required
Germination: sow seed 1/8" deep , tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed

Introducing the Mountain Pine or Mugo Pine (Pinus mugo var. mughus), a stunning high-altitude European pine tree found in the majestic Pyrenees, Alps, Erzgebirge, Carpathians, northern Apennines, and Balkan Peninsula mountains. This resilient tree thrives at altitudes ranging from 1,000m to 2,200m, with some specimens found as low as 200m in Germany and Poland, and as high as 2,700m in Bulgaria or the Pyrenees.

Unlike most species of pine, the Mountain Pine can be easily transplanted and adapts well to different environments. It flourishes in well-drained sandy or gravelly loamy soil, while disliking poorly drained moorland soils. Even in challenging conditions, established plants showcase their resilience by tolerating drought and strong winds, including maritime exposure. It even thrives in the poorest of soils, making it an ideal choice for a variety of landscapes.

This polymorphic species offers a diverse range of named varieties, each with its own ornamental value. While self-fertilized seed growth is generally poor, these trees freely hybridize with other members of the genus, showcasing their adaptability and genetic diversity. Plant enthusiasts are sure to be captivated by the variety of options available.

Adding beauty to any landscape, the Mugo Pine boasts small, dark green evergreen needles that maintain their charm year-round. Its low-maintenance nature and slow growth make it an excellent choice for beginners in bonsai cultivation. With a sturdy frame and resistance to extreme heat, cold, diseases, and insects, this outdoor tree can be enjoyed outdoors throughout the year with the right protection.

To cultivate the Mugo Pine, simply plant the seeds in well-drained soil during the fall season, keeping the soil evenly moist. As the tree matures, its growth can be gradually reduced, allowing for styling and repotting during the summer months and early fall.

Experience the beauty and resilience of the Mountain Pine or Mugo Pine (Pinus mugo var. mughus) in your own landscape. Visit our website for more information on this exceptional species and to discover the diverse range of named varieties available.

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