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AGM plants have been through a rigorous trial and assessment programme. They are:
This plant will provide nectar and pollen for bees and the many other types of pollinating insects.
It is included in an evolving list of plants carefully researched and chosen by RHS experts. Divided into 3 groups these lists, linked below, are maintained by a team of RHS staff and are reviewed annually.
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Other common names
Bhutan pine blue pine
Himalayan pine Himalayan white pine
Pinus can be shrubs or large, evergreen trees, some species with attractive bark, developing an irregular outline with age and bearing long needle-like leaves in bundles of 2, 3 or 5; conspicuous cones may fall or remain on the tree for years
P. wallichiana is a large broad-crowned evergreen tree retaining its spreading lower branches when grown in an open position. Long, slender, drooping blue-grey needles and banana-shaped cones up to 25cm long
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
MoistureMoist but well-drained
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Higher than 12 metres
wider than 8 metres
Time to ultimate height
more than 50 years
Grow in well-drained soil in full sun in a position sheltered from strong winds
Propagate by seed sown in containers in a cold frame in late winter. Retain in pots for two years
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Pruning No pruning generally required. Remove competing leaders if necessary
Pests Pine adelgid and aphids may occur
May be affected by honey fungus, various needle cast diseases and tree rusts
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