Position: Full sun or partial shade.
Soil: Well drained, lime free, fertile soil.
Hardiness: reasonably hardy. Magnolia macrophylla requires a warm, sheltered position to establish well.
Flowering Period: June.
Flower Colour: White
Rate of Growth: Slow.
Habit: Effectively a shrub for many years, Magnolia macrophylla eventually grows to be a small, rounded tree.
Height: up to 8 m (26 ft)
Spread: up to 8 m (26 ft)
Notes: Magnolia macrophylla can take 8 - 12 years to flower fully, so it is generally best considered a foliage plant in the short term.