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All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum
temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
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.
'Aureomarginatum' is a strong-growing medium-sized deciduous tree with distinctively-shaped leaves margined with yellow, later green. Flowers 4cm in length, tulip-shaped, greenish-yellow and orange
'Fastigiatum' is a broadly columnar tree to 20m tall, with erect branches bearing typical, lobed foliage turning yellow in autumn, and pale green flowers in summer when mature, each petal marked with orange near the base
L. tulipifera is a vigorous large deciduous tree with distinctively shaped leaves turning butter-yellow in autumn. Flowers 4cm in length, tulip-shaped, yellowish-green, marked with orange within
L. chinense is a vigorous upright tree to 25m tall, with leaves divided into three lobes, the large terminal one truncated, turning yellow in autumn; cup-shaped pale green, yellow-veined flowers 2cm long are produced in summer, only on mature trees
Listed in the RHS Plant Finder
This plant is listed in the RHS Plant Finder book. At present our information about this plant is limited to a list of the nurseries that supply it. In time we will be adding more details including a description, growing information, advice and photographs.
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