Columnar Mugo Pine - Pinus mugo 'Columnaris'

This is a slow growing, very narrow upright mugo pine, perfect for tight landscape spaces where a strong vertical accent is desired; compact columnar habit is open enough to reveal reddish orange bark. It produces small ornamental cones. Its relatively fine texture sets it apart from other landscape plants with less refined foliage. Great for use as accent plant or hedge.

Water Needs: 
Low
Foliage Color: 
Green
Landscape Uses: 
Hedge
Dry Areas
Specimen
Garden Styles: 
Cottage
Modern
Traditional
Xeriscape
Zen
Light Needs: 
Full Sun
Plant Types: 
Height: 
5-10'
Spread: 
36-48"
Special Features: 
Dry Areas
Winter Interest
Growth Habits: 
Narrow
Upright
Cold Hardiness: 
Zone 2
Average: 3.8 (29 votes)

This is a relatively low maintenance plant. When pruning is necessary, it is recommended to only trim back the new growth of the current season, other than to remove any dieback. Columnar mugo pine should only be grown in full sunlight. It prefers dry to average moisture levels with very well-drained soil. It is drought-tolerant, and thus makes an ideal choice for xeriscaping or the moisture-conserving landscape. It is not particular as to soil type or pH, and is able to handle environmental salt. It is highly tolerant of urban pollution and will even thrive in inner city environments.

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