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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
kauri pine kauri
Agathis are evergreen, coniferous trees with broad, flat, leathery leaves. The spherical female cones and smaller, cylindrical male cones are borne on separate trees
A. australis is an evergreen conifer with broad, flat, leathery leaves which ultimately makes a very large, imposing tree
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
MoistureMoist but well-drained
Higher than 12 metres
wider than 8 metres
Time to ultimate height
more than 50 years
Young plants may be grown for their foliage in a cool greenhouse, and stood outdoors in summer. Grow in loam-based compost, with good light and plenty of ventilation
Propagate by seed sown in warmth in early spring
Suggested planting locations and garden types
City & Courtyard Gardens Patio & Container Plants
Pruning Pruning group 1
Pests Generally trouble free
Generally trouble free
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