• AGM plants

    AGM plants have been through a rigorous trial and assessment programme. They are:

    • Excellent for ordinary use in appropriate conditions
    • Available to buy
    • Of good constitution
    • Essentially stable in form & colour
    • Reasonably resistant to pests & diseases
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Bursera simaruba

American elemi

  • Other common names American elemi
    American gum tree

    chibou resin plant
    incense tree
    Jamaica birch
    West Indian birch

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  • Family Burseraceae

  • Name Status RHS Accepted name

  • Plant range C Americas

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