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AGM plants have been through a rigorous trial and assessment programme. They are:
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Other common names
o madrone Menzies' strawberry tree tall strawberry tree
Arbutus procera Douglas non Sol.
Arbutus are evergreen trees and shrubs with small, bell-shaped creamy-white or pink flowers, and red, strawberry-like fruits in autumn
A. menziesii is a medium-sized evergreen tree with smooth cinnamon-brown bark and glossy dark green leaves, whitish beneath. Terminal panicles of white, urn-shaped flowers are followed by small orange fruits
NW United States
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect North-facing or East-facing or South-facing or West-facing
MoistureWell-drained, Moist but well-drained
SoilLoam, Clay, Sand
Higher than 12 metres
wider than 8 metres
Time to ultimate height
Grow in well-drained soil
Propagate by seed and semi-hardwood cuttings
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Patio & Container Plants
Pruning Pruning group 1
Pests Can get aphids
Arbutus leaf spot may be a problem
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