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Magnolia delavayi

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Features

  • BloomsAugust to October
  • Height7m to 10m
  • Spread7m to 10m
  • Growth HabitBushy round
  • Flower ColourCream yellow white-green
  • Leaf ColourDark green

Description

Magnolia delavayi. This is an evergreen species, they produce large rosettes, the leaves are about 30cm long they are hardy and leathery. The flowers are cup-shaped and open, they are pale buff-yellow and short lived with a slight fragrance, they will bloom in late summer.

Characteristics

Deciduous, Fragrant

Origin

China

Interest and use

Specimen, Interesting leaves

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Needs

  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFrost hardy (min -5°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile, Chalky
  • 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. You can propagate from cuttings in summer or seed in autumn, or by grafting in winter.

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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