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Magnolia macrophylla

Zone: 4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b
Exposure: Light/Bright Shade
Plant Category: Shade & Flowering Trees
Height: Maximum 50 feet
Width: Maximum 30 feet
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Sometimes called an Umbrella Tree. Native to the south-central U.S., this tropical looking, deciduous Magnolia hosts the largest leaves and flowers of the genus, measuring up to 3' x 1½', respectively. Leaves show silvery undersides, and fragrant, cup shaped, white and purple flowers appear May-June. May take up to 15 years to flower, but well worth the wait! Reaching 30-50' at maturity, this awesome tree does best in rich, moist locations protected from wind and direct sun.

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Submitted by Ref: on 11/8/2012 4:28 PM

Big Leaf Magnolia looks like a banana plant when it is young. It needs to be grown in a somewhat sheltered location because of the wind damage on the leaves. Reaching 30-50', the tree needs a large space. The flowers are huge but often hidden by the leaves. zone 5


Submitted by Ref: on 11/8/2012 4:28 PM

Throw a party when it blooms! Huge ivory goblets brush stroked with red in the center. Huge leaves go great with Gunnera. Slow growth to 30 ft. Moist rich soil.


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Name City/State Email Phone Prod Type Availability
Heritage Seedlings & Liners Inc. Salem, OR Email now 503-585-9835 Bare Root: 2 Container: 2 Liner: 2 Seedling: 2
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