Mugo Pine

Common Name: Mugo pine

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Family: Pinaceae
Genus: Pinus
Species: mugo

Hardiness Zone: 2 to 7
Height: 15 to 20 ft
Width: 25 to 30 ft

Description: ​Mugo pine can be seen in Minnesota's urban environment. These shrubs are used around building foundations and homes. There are numerous dwarf varieties offered in nurseries as well as the natural form. The size of Mugo pine is wholly dependent on the variety. Some will stay very small and compact while others will grow quite large, reaching a tree form. When purchasing a mugo pine it is very important to check the size at maturity.​

Mugo pine foliage
Mugo pine bud
Mugo pine cone
Mugo pine form