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Plants in containers


Southern Magnolia, Bull Bay, Big Laurel, Evergreen Magnolia, Loblolly Magnolia, Great Laurel Magnolia
Magnolia grandiflora


Southern magnolia is a regal tree. It grows in moist but well-drained soils of bottomlands and gentle hills in the southeastern Pineywoods. The magnificent, fragrant, waxy white flowers are 6" to 12" in diameter and contrast with the large, glossy, bright green evergreen leaves. The crown is dense and pyramidal in youth, becoming more rounded with age. Open grown trees will retain old limbs to the ground unless pruned up to a desired height.

Plant Habit or Use: medium tree large tree

Exposure: sun partial sun

Flower Color: white to creamy white

Blooming Period: spring summer

Fruit Characteristics: woody cone bearing bright red, kidney-shaped seeds

Height: to 40' in Central Texas, to 60' or more in East Texas

Width: 30 to 40 ft.

Plant Character: evergreen

Heat Tolerance: high

Water Requirements: high

Soil Requirements: acid neutral adaptable

USDA Hardiness Zone: 7

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