Needles are best removed with scissors, this preserves the dormant buds that reside within the fascicle between the needles. Tannenbaum Mugo pine (Pinus mugo 'Tannenbaum'): Compact, pyrimidal shape, 10 to 12 feet high and 5 to 6 feet wide; dark green foliage. Sharon Quale. In Kosova, its trunk is used as construction material for the vernacular architecture in the mountains called "Bosonica". White Bud Dwarf Mugo pine (Pinus mugo 'White Bud'): A 2 to 3 feet high and wide, low mounded dwarf evergreen. Do mugo pines need to be pruned? Mugo Pine Bonsai (Pinus Mugo) is another specie of pine bonsai that is native to Central Europe, Balkan Peninsula and the Alps.Its other common names include Dwarf Mugo Pine, Creeping Pine and Mountain Pine.

Awesome little tree I think has a lot of potential. Mugo Pine Advise 5 years 6 months ago #13348 I have done repotting in spring and summer.the summer repotting was recovering à bit faster but maybe that was due to other factors i don't know of. Therefore, I suggest a well-drained container with a drainage hole(s), and a quality potting soil or potting mix, or a 50/50 combination thereof, for planting.

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These are all really bad characteristics for a bonsai wallah. This could turn into a nice Shohin someday.
Your #1 spring mugo pine care priority should be … Not 100% sure where I want to go yet so looking for suggestions. The mugo pine (Pinus mugo) is a species of conifer, a needled evergreen.Most varieties grown for landscaping have a broad, spreading form, growing wider than they are tall. The camera really exposes it.

While mugo pine pruning is not necessary for the plant to develop a strong branch structure, many gardeners trim their trees to make them shorter and more compact.

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Avoid needle plucking as with Black Pine, any plucking you do with Mugo is only done with upward growing needles and downward growing needles. Mugo Pine Bonsai Though Pinus Mugo has something of a poor reputation as bon-sai, with the correct techniques, Mugos are easy to cultivate and style. Jun 12, 2015 - Explore gill3170's board "Bonsai mugo pine" on Pinterest. Slowmound Mugo Pine Pinus mugo 'Slowmound' Sku #5117. This is a One-Of-A-Kind Mugo Pine.
These pines are generally slow growers making them ideal for bonsai. It’s favorite food is Mugo pine. Mugo pine is often cultivated as a bonsai and is hardy down to U.S. Department of Agriculture zone 2. Slow growing, compact form seldom needs pruning or maintenance. This site has a good explanation for pinus mugo/sylvestris. 'Mops' mugo pine is a popular cultivar that is a true dwarf, unlike some other dwarf cultivars that grow relatively tall. See more ideas about Mugo pine, Bonsai, Bonsai tree.