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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
Wollemia was first discovered in an Australian rainforest in 1994 and is considered a "living fossil"; a monotypic genus
W. nobilis is an evergreen coniferous tree with a tall slender crown in its native habitat. Light green new growth in spring darkens with age over the growing season; needles, up to 4cm long, persist on the branches in 2 or 4 ranks. Male and female cones can appear on the same tree; female cones are almost spherical and male cones catkin-like
Australia (NS Wales)
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect North-facing or South-facing or East-facing or West-facing
MoistureWell-drained, Moist but well-drained
Higher than 12 metres
Time to ultimate height
more than 50 years
Grows best in a neutral to acid, moist but well-drained soil in partial shade, but can adapt to sunny position (foliage may yellow at first). Needs a sheltered position. An ideal architectural specimen tree. Slow-growing; growing 2-3m in 5 years
Propagate by seed or propagate by cuttings
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Pruning No pruning necessary
Pests Generally pest free
Generally disease free
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