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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
Caucasian wingnut Caucasian walnut
Pterocarya are tall deciduous trees with large pinnate leaves and tiny flowers in pendulous catkins, followed by spikes of winged fruits
P. fraxinifolia is a vigorous, broadly spreading deciduous tree with large pinnate leaves and small green flowers in drooping racemes to 50cm long, followed by winged fruits
E Turkey, N Iran, Caucasus
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect South-facing or West-facing
Exposure Exposed or Sheltered
MoistureMoist but well-drained
SoilClay, Sand, Loam
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Higher than 12 metres
wider than 8 metres
Time to ultimate height
Grow in deep, fertile, moist but well-drained soil in full sun
Propagate by seed in containers outdoors in autumn. Remove rooted suckers in autumn
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Cottage & Informal Garden Architectural
Pruning Pruning group 1; remove unwanted suckers and seedlings as they appear
Pests Generally trouble free
Generally trouble free
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