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Magnolia sieboldii

For sale by Bluebell Nursery

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An unusual, lovely species with a long flowering period, Magnolia sieboldii has white flowers with a cerise center and fruity perfume. Our arboretum specimen is always in flower by the third week in May and is usually still flowering at the end of July, followed by crimson fruit clusters in autumn.

A beautiful, spreading large shrub or eventually small tree. One of our favourites!

Supplied Size: 5L containers (2-3 year old, 60 - 80 cm tall)

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Magnolia sieboldii | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65
Magnolia sieboldii | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65
Magnolia sieboldii | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65
Pot SizeTotal Price
5 litres

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Grower Notes

Position: Full sun or partial shade.
Soil: Well drained, fertile soil.
Hardiness: Hardy.
Flowering Period: May - July.
Flower Colour: White with a cerise centre
Rate of Growth: Moderate.
Habit: Magnolia sieboldii grows to be a very small, branching tree.
Height: up to 6 m (20 ft).
Spread: 4 - 6 m (13 - 20 ft).

Notes: We have a specimen of Magnolia sieboldii, planted in the woodland garden surrounding our nursery. At 14 years old, it had reached a height of 4 m and a spread of 4 m.

Plant Finder: about Magnolia sieboldii


Magnolia sieboldii. This is a small tree or large shrub of deciduous, summer flowering species. The flowers are white and pink and will bloom in early spring they are beautifully fragrant.


They will require deep, fertile, well-drained mildly acidic soil. They thrive in sun or partial-shade but need protection from strong or salty winds.

Interest and use

Specimen, fragrance. Summer interest.

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Magnolia sieboldii | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019
  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFrost hardy (min -5°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile
  • Soil pH5.0 to 7.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

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