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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
smooth serviceberry 'R.J. Hilton'
Amelanchier 'R.J. Hilton'
Amelanchier are small deciduous trees or shrubs with showy white flowers in early spring, red to purple fruits and often good autumn colour
'R J Hilton' forms a spreading tree in time with deep copper young leaves in spring together with white flowers opening from pink buds. These are followed by blue-black berries in summer and red and orange leaf tints in autumn
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 East-facing or South-facing or West-facing
Exposure Sheltered or Exposed
MoistureWell-drained, Moist but well-drained
SoilClay, Sand, Loam
Time to ultimate height
Grow in moist, lime-free, well-drained soil. The best autumn colour is achieved when grown in full sun
Propagate by semi-hardwood cuttings
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Hedging & Screens Low Maintenance
City & Courtyard Gardens Wildlife Gardens Cottage & Informal Garden
Pruning Pruning group 1
Pests Generally pest free
Fireblight may be a problem
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