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Magnolia obovata (White)
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Magnolia obovata (White)

Description: Vigorous large deciduous tree with handsome obovate leaves. Flowers are creamy-white with crimson stamens, very fragrant. Fruit is cone-like and bright red.

History: Originating from the Kuril Islands and Japanese Islands

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
Scented flowers Scented flowers
Prefers acid soil Prefers acid soil
Clay tolerant Clay tolerant
Needs well draining site Needs well draining site
Prune after flowering Prune after flowering