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Magnolia x brooklynensis Yellow Bird (Yellow)
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Magnolia 'Yellow Bird' (Yellow)

M. x brooklynensis 'Eva Maria' x M. acuminata

Description: A compact, upright tree with very erect medium daffodil-yellow flowers which appear in mid-May for three weeks. 

History: Raised by Doris Stone at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden in 1967 and registered in 1981.

Magnolia Growing Tips: Full sun to part shade lover, best grown in consistently moist, slightly acidic, well-drained soils. Provide sheltered site as buds and flowers may be damaged by cold winds, and late frosts. Shape and size can be controlled by pruning which should be done either immediately after flowering or during late summer.

Height and Spread (after 10 years): 4m x 3m

General attributes

Text Green Foliage
Text Bushy

Ornamental attributes

Small tree size after 10 years Small tree size after 10 years
Flowering month - May Flowering month - May
Prefers acid soil Prefers acid soil
Clay tolerant Clay tolerant
Needs well draining site Needs well draining site
Needs sheltered site Needs sheltered site
Prune after flowering Prune after flowering