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Pinus mugo Amber Gold

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Pinus mugo Amber Gold Dwarf Mountain Pine, Swiss Mountain Pine, Conifer,
Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Hedging / Screening, Shrubs, Conifers Dense, Oval, Shrub Like

Slow-growing, hardy, compact shrub with dense needle-like foliage that turns bright gold in Winter and changes back to green in Spring. Great for rockeries, bonsai and garden beds. Also available in a topiary standard. Grows approx. 50cm tall x 70cm wide in 10 years.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
30-60cm 60cm-1m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Courtyard, Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Formal Garden, Hedging / Screening, Mass Planting, Rockery, Topiary / Espalier, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Pinaceae Europe

Foliage Colour: Green, Yellow
Flower Colour: Insignificant
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: N/A
Fruit: Insignificant

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Slow
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: Medium / Moderate
Frost: High
Wind: High