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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
green ebony tree
Jacaranda ovalifolium Jacaranda acutifolia
Jacaranda is a genus of 49 species of large flowering trees or shrubs, native to tropical and subtropical regions such as Mexico, Central and South America and Jamaica. Leaves are mainly bipinnate and flowers are purple to blue, very occasionally white, produced in large panicles.
J. mimosifolia is a fast-growing, deciduous, rounded tree growing up to 15m tall. Its fern-like leaves up to 45cm long comprise many small bright green leaflets each up to 1cm long. Trusses of blue-purple, trumpet-like flowers each up to 5cm in diameter are borne in spring and early summer and are followed by woody seed pods containing flat, winged seeds
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 East-facing or South-facing
SoilChalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Higher than 12 metres
wider than 8 metres
Time to ultimate height
Grow in any fertile, well-drained soil in full sun. Frost tender
Propagate from seed or by semi-ripe cuttings
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Pruning Light pruning see pruning group 1
Pests Trouble free
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