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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
Chilean guava strawberry myrtle
Eugenia ugni Myrtus ugni
Ugni are densely leafy evergreen shrubs or trees. The small, oval, leathery leaves are arranged in pairs. The cup- or bowl-shaped flowers on young shoots are followed by edible, round berries
Ugni molinae forms a bushy, upright, evergreen shrub with small, leathery leaves. The nodding, bowl-shaped, white flowers are fragrant, and followed by aromatic, edible, dark red berries 1cm across
Chile, W. Argentina
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
MoistureMoist but well-drained
SoilChalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
May be grown outdoors in mild areas where it will tolerate a few degrees of frost if sheltered from cold drying winds. Otherwise grow in a cool greenhouse or conservatory
Root semi-ripe cuttings in late summer with bottom heat
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Wall-side Borders Flower borders and beds
Cottage & Informal Garden Mediterranean Climate Plants City & Courtyard Gardens Patio & Container Plants
Pruning Pruning group 1
Pests Generally trouble free
Generally trouble free
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