Magnolia grandiflora

Botanical Name: Magnolia grandiflora

Phonetic: Mag-Knowl-ee-uh Gran-dih-floor-uh

Common Name(s): Southern Magnolia

Family: Magnoliaceae
Origin: Southeastern United States
Plant Type: Tree
Persistence: Evergreen

Leaf Type: Simple, leathery, ovate to elliptic
Number of Leaflets:
Leaf Color: Dark green, glossy
Fall Color:
Texture: Coarse
Density: Dense
Bloom Season: Spring
Flower Color(s): Striking pure white with large petals

Exposure: Full sun to part shade
USDA: 7-9
Climate Zone(s): 7,8,9,14-24
Growth Rate: Medium                
Height: 60-80 Feet
Spread: 40-60 Feet
Hydrozone: Medium
Pest/Diseases: No serious problems
Soil: Well-drained soils, moist and organically rich loams

Features: Upright growth habit, fragrant flowers, showy flowers, showy fruit, monumental character
Uses: Park tree, specimen, estate tree, residential tree, large spaces, flowering tree

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