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Magnolia campbellii

Pink tulip tree

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Features

  • BloomsFebruary to May
  • Height10m to 20m
  • Spread7m to 10m
  • Growth HabitBroad conical
  • Flower ColourWhite
  • Leaf ColourMid green

Description

Magnolia campbellii (Pink tulip tree). This is a deciduous species it grows about 24m tall, the flowers are slightly fragrant and bloom from late winter to mid-spring.

Characteristics

Deciduous, Tree

Origin

India

Interest and use

Specimen

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Needs

  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFrost hardy (min -5°C)
  • SoilHeavy, Well drained, Fertile, Light, Medium
  • Soil pH5.0 to 6.0
  • WaterMoist

Cultivation

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.

Propagation

Propagate by semi-ripe cuttings in summer or by seed, when ripe, in autumn. Selected forms should be propagated by simple layering in autumn, semi-ripe cuttings in summer or by grafting in winter.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Can be prone to honey fungus.

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