Pinus mugo pimilio Dwarf Mugo Pine 10 seeds
Seeds from Pinus mugo pimilio or Dwarf Mugo Pine. A popular dwarf conifer displaying dark green needles on dense branches. Useful slow growing evergreen for rock gardens, mass plantings and in groupings with broad leaf plants. Also makes a great container plant. Hardiness zones 2 to 7. Native to the high elevation, mountain regions of Central and Southern Europe. It was first introduced into Denmark in 1798 and became widely grown in Europe commercially since 1860. It was often used to stabilize coastal sand dune areas in Norway, Sweden, Germany, Poland, Lithuania, Finland and Estonia. P. m. pumilio variety is native to the Alps regions of Austria and Switzerland, as well as Bulgaria, Romania, Italy and what was once Yugoslavia. While a variety of pines are popular for use in essential oils and fragrances, P. m. pumilio should not be use for that purpose due to its toxic or damaging affects. Slow growing to 3 to 5 feet tall, 6 to 10 feet wide. Attracts Birds, Deer Resistant, Easy Care, Showy Fruit.