Pinus mugo Benjamin 5 Ltr pot

Pinus mugo Benjamin 5 Ltr pot

Regular price €35.95

Pinus mugo Benjamin - Description

Latin Name: Pinus mugo 'Benjamin'
Common Name: Benjamin Dwarf Mountain Pine
Other Names: Swiss Mountain Pine
Indoors or Outdoor: Suitable for outdoor planting
Size: Mature size ranges from 1 to 2 meters in height and 2 to 3 meters in width.

Pinus mugo Benjamin - Delivery

Delivery Info: Your healthy Pinus mugo Benjamin plant will be carefully packaged and shipped directly to your doorstep, ready for planting.

Pinus mugo Benjamin - Characteristics

Mature Size: Typically grows to a height of 1 to 2 meters with a spread of 2 to 3 meters.
Evergreen or Deciduous: Evergreen, providing year-round foliage and interest.
Preferred Position: Full sun to partial shade. It thrives in well-drained soil.
Shape - Plant Characteristics: A compact, bushy pine with dark green needles and a rounded form.
Hardy or Not Hardy: This variety is exceptionally hardy and can tolerate harsh weather conditions.
Diseases: Resistant to most common pine diseases.

Pinus mugo Benjamin - Uses

Uses in Garden: Ideal as a low-maintenance, decorative shrub or ground cover. Its compact size and attractive foliage make it suitable for various garden styles.

Pinus mugo Benjamin - Planting Characteristics

Preferred Planting Aspect: Full sun for best growth.
Frost Hardy: Extremely frost hardy, making it suitable for Irish climates.
Fast or Slow Growing: Slow to moderate growth rate.
Pruning Advice: Minimal pruning required. Trim to shape if necessary, but avoid heavy pruning.

Pinus mugo Benjamin - Planting Instructions in an Irish Climate

Sowing Time: Plant in early spring or early fall.
Instructions: Choose well-drained, acidic soil. Dig a hole slightly larger than the root ball. Place the plant, backfill with soil, and water thoroughly.
Trench Preparation: Not required for this potted plant.
Positioning of Plants: Plant in a location with good air circulation and adequate sunlight.
Plant Spacing: Space plants at least 2 to 3 meters apart to allow for their mature size.
Pruning: Prune lightly for shaping, mainly in the early years.

Facts About Pinus mugo Benjamin:

Pinus mugo Benjamin is a dwarf evergreen pine known for its compact size and attractive, dark green needles. Its adaptability to various soil types and remarkable hardiness make it a great choice for Irish gardens, providing year-round interest and texture.
Enhance your garden with the timeless beauty of Pinus mugo Benjamin. Order yours today and enjoy the year-round greenery and low-maintenance charm this hardy pine brings to your outdoor space.

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