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We have combined these two powerful search tools into a single Find a Plant service searching over 250,000 plant records.
Virtually all of the features of the old searches are still available and in addition we have added several new features to create a more comprehensive and user friendly search experience.
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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
hiba hatchet-leaved arbor-vitae
Thujopsis are evergreen conifers with flat sprays of aromatic, scale-like leaves and insignificant flowers, followed by small cones with leathery scales
T. dolabrata is an evergreen conifer forming a large conical shrub or small tree with flattened sprays of large, glossy deep green scale-leaves with conspicuous white markings beneath
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
MoistureMoist but well-drained
SoilSand, Clay, Chalk, Loam
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Higher than 12 metres
Time to ultimate height
Grow in moist but well-drained soil in full sun with shelter from cold dry winds. A good specimen tree in woodland
Propagate by seed or semi-hardood cuttings
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Hedging & Screens Low Maintenance
Pruning No pruning required
Pests Generally pest free
Generally disease free
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