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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
Amelanchier asiatica 'Ballerina' Amelanchier 'Ballerina'
Amelanchier are small deciduous trees or shrubs with showy white flowers in early spring, red to purple fruits and often good autumn colour
'Ballerina' is a vigorous small tree or large shrub with bronze-tinged young leaves which turn orange to purple-brown in autumn. Flowers white, relatively large, in short, somewhat nodding racemes. Fruit a small red berry, turning deep purple but soon taken by birds
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 or North-facing
Exposure Exposed or Sheltered
MoistureWell-drained, Moist but well-drained
Time to ultimate height
Grow in moist, lime free, well-drained soil. The best autumn colour is achieved when grown in full sun
Propagate by softwood cuttings or layering
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Hedging & Screens Low Maintenance
City & Courtyard Gardens Wildlife Gardens
Pruning Pruning group 1
Pests Generally pest free
Fireblight may be a problem
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