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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
alpine cider gum
Eucalyptus are evergreen trees or large shrubs, often fast-growing, some with attractive bark, most with aromatic foliage, and clusters of small, white, yellow or red flowers
E. archeri is a medium-sized (12-15m), evergreen tree with smooth grey and white bark, sometimes with patches of pink or pale green. Juvenile foliage is broadly oval and grey-green, on purple-flushed stems; adult leaves are more narrowly oval and greener. Flowers white, fluffy, in small clusters
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 North-facing or East-facing or West-facing
Exposure Exposed or Sheltered
MoistureWell-drained, Moist but well-drained
SoilClay, Loam, Sand
Higher than 12 metres
Time to ultimate height
Grow in slightly acidic, or neutral soil with full sun. Tolerates exposed and coastal conditions
Propagate by seed
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Hedging & Screens Low Maintenance
Coastal Mediterranean Climate Plants
Pruning Pruning group 1
Pests Suckers (psyllids) may be a problem
May be affected by silver leaf and oedema
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