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Pinus mugo ‘Humpy’ (Mugo Pine)

Dwarf Mountain Pine 'Humpy', Dwarf Pine 'Humpy', Drooping Cone Pine 'Humpy', Mountain Pine 'Humpy', Swiss Mountain Pine 'Humpy'

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Pinus mugo 'Humpy', Dwarf Mountain Pine 'Humpy', Dwarf Pine 'Humpy', Drooping Cone Pine 'Humpy', Mountain Pine 'Humpy', Swiss Mountain Pine 'Humpy', Pinus mugo 'Humpy', Evergreen Conifer, Evergreen Shrub

Pinus mugo ‘Humpy’ is a dwarf, evergreen Mugo Pine that forms a dense, cushion-shaped mound with very short, stiff, emerald green needles borne in pairs. This extremely slow-growing pine adds very few inches of new growth each year. It is a very appealing addition to small gardens.

  • Winner of the prestigious Award of Garden Merit of the Royal Horticultural Society
  • Grows up to 32 in. tall (80 cm) and 5 ft. wide (150 cm) after 15 years.
  • Performs best in full sun in well-drained soils. Mugo pine is not fussy about soils and grows in acidic, alkaline, loamy, moist, sandy or clay soils as long as they are well drained. It is also drought-tolerant.
  • Perfect for coastal gardens and rock gardens.
  • Watch for aphids, adelgids, sawflies and pine shoot moth. Easy to grow, easy to care for and rarely browsed by deer.
  • No pruning required.
  • Native to C Europe, Balkan Peninsula.

Requirements

Hardiness 3 - 7
Heat Zones 1 - 7
Climate Zones 1, 1A, 1B, 2, 2A, 2B, 3, 3A, 3B, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, A1, A2, A3
Plant Type Conifers, Shrubs
Plant Family Pinaceae
Genus Pinus
Common names Pine, Mugo Pine, Mountain Pine
Exposure Full Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Early, Mid, Late)
Summer (Early, Mid, Late)
Fall
Winter
Height 2' - 3'
(60cm - 90cm)
Spread 4' - 5'
(120cm - 150cm)
Spacing 60" (150cm)
Maintenance Low
Water Needs Average
Soil Type Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Well-Drained
Characteristics Plant of Merit, Showy, Evergreen, Fruit & Berries
Tolerance Drought, Deer
Garden Uses Beds And Borders, Small Gardens
Garden Styles Traditional Garden, Coastal Garden, Informal and Cottage
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Requirements

Hardiness 3 - 7
Heat Zones 1 - 7
Climate Zones 1, 1A, 1B, 2, 2A, 2B, 3, 3A, 3B, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, A1, A2, A3
Plant Type Conifers, Shrubs
Plant Family Pinaceae
Genus Pinus
Common names Pine, Mugo Pine, Mountain Pine
Exposure Full Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Early, Mid, Late)
Summer (Early, Mid, Late)
Fall
Winter
Height 2' - 3'
(60cm - 90cm)
Spread 4' - 5'
(120cm - 150cm)
Spacing 60" (150cm)
Maintenance Low
Water Needs Average
Soil Type Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Well-Drained
Characteristics Plant of Merit, Showy, Evergreen, Fruit & Berries
Tolerance Drought, Deer
Garden Uses Beds And Borders, Small Gardens
Garden Styles Traditional Garden, Coastal Garden, Informal and Cottage
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