Position: Full sun or light, dappled shade.
Soil: Well drained, fertile soils.
Flowering Period: April.
Rate of Growth: Moderate to vigorous.
Habit: Magnolia x loebneri 'Leonard Messel' grows to be a small branching tree with a somewhat rounded crown once established.
Height: 6 m (20 ft)
Spread: 6 m (20 ft)
Notes: We have found that although hardy, this Magnolia is best planted in an area which does not receive early morning sunlight in spring, as this combined with a frost can cause damage to the flowers.