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Pinus mugo 'Gnom' | Dwarf mountain pine - 70-80cm -18lt

Pinus mugo 'Gnom' | Dwarf mountain pine - 70-80cm -18lt

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Pinus uncinata 'Heideperle' is a small, slow-growing evergreen tree that belongs to the Pinaceae family. It is commonly known as the mountain pine, and it is native to the Pyrenees Mountains of Europe. 'Heideperle' is a cultivar of Pinus uncinata, which is a species that is often used for ornamental purposes due to its attractive appearance and ease of cultivation.

The 'Heideperle' cultivar is a particularly striking plant, with dense, blue-green needles that grow to a length of about 5 cm. These needles are held in bundles of two, and they have a slightly twisted appearance that gives the tree a unique texture. In the spring, the tree produces small, yellowish-green flowers that are followed by small, egg-shaped cones that measure about 3-4 cm in length.

'Heideperle' is a slow-growing tree, typically reaching a height of only 2-3 meters after 10 years. It has a compact, conical shape, and its foliage is very dense, making it an excellent choice for use as a specimen tree in a garden or as part of a mixed planting. It is also commonly used in rock gardens and alpine gardens due to its ability to thrive in harsh, rocky environments.

This cultivar prefers well-drained soil and full sun to partial shade. It is relatively tolerant of drought and cold, making it an excellent choice for gardens in areas with harsh winter conditions. 'Heideperle' is also resistant to most common pests and diseases, making it a low-maintenance plant that is easy to care for.

Overall, Pinus uncinata 'Heideperle' is an attractive and versatile tree that is well-suited to a variety of garden settings. Its unique texture and compact size make it an excellent choice for use as a specimen plant, and its hardy nature and low-maintenance requirements make it a great addition to any garden.

  • Common Name

    Mountain pine 'Heideperl'

  • Family


  • Type

    evergreen tree

  • Pot Size


  • Native To

    garden origin

  • Flower


  • Foliage

    needle-like, jade-green leaves

  • Maturation period

    20–50 years

Key Info

Size & Spacing

Mature Height


Mature Width


Shape / habit

tufted, bushy

Preferred Location


East–facing or South–facing or West–facing, exposed or sheltered

Soil Type

acid, alkaline, neutral, full sun, partial shade

Soil moisture

moist but well–drained, well–drained

Growing Period




all year


no fruit

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During this time, we have developed a large stock of trees, mature evergreen shrubs, conifers, Japanese maples, cedars and olives. What sets us apart from a generic garden center is solid unwavering focus on trees and some bigger shrubs. You will find thousands of trees, hundreds of varieties and lots of experts who are working on the nursery and more than willing to help you to choose a plant for you.

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