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Magnolia grandiflora

Evergreen magnolia

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Features

  • Blooms & FruitsJune & September
  • Height15m to 25m
  • Spread8m to 13m
  • Growth HabitUpright horizontal
  • Flower ColourWhite-green
  • Leaf ColourGlossy green shades

Description

Magnolia grandiflora (Evergreen magnolia). This is a beautiful tree it will form a dense 18m dome of deep green leathery leaves with a rusty-coloured underneath. The flowers are cup-shaped with white or cream blooms they are about 25cm across and will appear during late summer, they are followed by reddish brown cones, they will need plenty of room to grow.

Characteristics

Evergreen, Fragrant

Origin

United States

Interest and use

Specimen, ornamental, shade, fragrance, interesting foliage. Summer interest.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFrost hardy (min -5°C)
  • SoilHeavy, Well drained, Fertile, Light, Medium
  • Soil pH5.0 to 6.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

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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