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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.
Other common names
Acca are evergreen shrubs with simple, rounded leaves and fleshy white and pink flowers
A. sellowiana is an evergreen shrub with grey-green leaves densely white-felted on the underside. In summer, flowers with four red petals, white on the outside, appear in the leaf axils; occasionally produces edible, red-flushed green fruit
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect West-facing or South-facing
SoilChalk, Loam, Sand
Time to ultimate height
Grow in light, well-drained soil in full sun in a sheltered site
Propagate by seed at 13-16°C (55-61°F) as soon as ripe. Propagate by Semi-ripe cuttings in summer
Suggested planting locations and garden types
City & Courtyard Gardens Coastal Mediterranean Climate Plants
Pruning No pruning necessary but pruning group 8 to remove any winter damaged growth in late spring
Pests Usually pest free
Usually disease free
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