Plant Care Pinus mugo

Pinus mugo


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How to care for Pinus mugo


How often to water your Pinus mugo

Water needs for Pinus mugo
0.5 cups
every 9

Pinus mugo needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Pinus mugo

Water 0.5 cups every

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Check the growing potential in your area

A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

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Finding light for Pinus mugo in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Pinus mugo: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Pinus mugo love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Pinus mugo does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Pinus mugo in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize Pinus mugo

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Pinus mugo: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Pinus mugo after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Care Summary for Pinus mugo

Pinus mugo

Pinus mugo

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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