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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
oriental spruce 'Skylands'
Picea are evergreen trees with rigid, needle-like leaves arranged singly all round the shoots, and narrow, leathery-scaled cones borne near the ends of the shoots
'Skylands' is a dense, upright, relatively slow-growing tree of conical habit characterised by its golden-yellow foliage. The short, glossy leaves are a bright yellow colour when young, maturing to golden yellow whilst interior shaded leaves are a green-gold colour. Oblong cones are a purple colour maturing to brown and the male cones turn bright red in spring
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 or East-facing
Exposure Exposed or Sheltered
MoistureMoist but well-drained
SoilSand, Clay, Loam
Higher than 12 metres
Time to ultimate height
Grow in moist but well-drained acidic soil. Shelter from cold drying winds
Propagate by grafting or semi-hardwood cuttings
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Flower borders and beds Low Maintenance
Architectural Cottage & Informal Garden
Pruning No pruning required
Pests May be attacked by adelgids, aphids and conifer red spider mite
Generally disease free
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