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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
Citrus kinokuni Citrus madurensis
Citrus × nobilis var. inermis Citrus kumquat Fortunella hindsii Fortunella japonica Fortunella margarita Fortunella × crassifolia
Citrus are typically evergreen shrubs or trees, frequently spiny, with simple, leathery, aromatic leaves, usually with winged stalks, and often fragrant white or pink-tinged flowers, followed by large, juicy fruits
C. japonica is a large spiny evergreen shrub with glossy lance-shaped leaves and axillary clusters of fragrant white flowers 1.2cm across in spring and summer, followed by globose orange fruits 3-4cm across
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
MoistureMoist but well-drained
SoilChalk, Clay, Sand, Loam
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Grow outdoors in a moist but well-drained soil in a sheltered, frost-free area in full sun. Grow under glass in loam-based compost. Water sparingly in winter. Top dress in spring
Propagate by seed or semi-hardwood cuttings
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Patio & Container Plants
Pruning Pruning group 1
Pests Prone to glasshouse red spider mite, glasshouse whitefly and scale insects under glass
Generally disease free
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