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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
Japanese white pine 'Adcock's Dwarf'
Pinus can be shrubs or large, evergreen trees, some species with attractive bark, developing an irregular outline with age and bearing long needle-like leaves in bundles of 2, 3 or 5; conspicuous cones may fall or remain on the tree for years
'Adcock's Dwarf' is a dense, slow-growing evergreen conifer making a small, rounded shrub, with short, blue-green needles in fives, clustered at the branch-tips
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 North-facing or West-facing or East-facing
Exposure Exposed or Sheltered
SoilChalk, Clay, Sand, Loam
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Grow in any well-drained soil. Slow growing
Propagate by grafting
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Gravel Garden Rock Garden
Pruning No pruning required
Pests May be attacked by adelgids, aphids, sawflies/sawfly and pine shoot moth
May be subject to pine needle cast
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