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MAGNOLIA 'Gold Star'
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- Good to know - M. acuminata var. subcordata 'Miss Honeybee' x M. stellata 'Rubra'
- Pests & Diseases - scale insects, honey fungus, coral spot.
- Place of Origin - USA. 1990. Phil Savage, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
- Hardy - very cold winter - Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe. Plant can possibly withstand temperatures down to -20°C (-4°F)
- Height - 7m (22ft)
- Spread - 5m (15ft)
- Deciduous - elliptic to oval, mid-green leaves to 18cm (7in) long, reddish bronze when young. Very attractive leaves for a magnolia.
- Tall Shrub - fast-growing shrub or small tree.
- Full Sun - shelter from strong winds.
- Partial Shade
- Fertile moist well-drained soil - humus-rich
- Neutral to acid soil
- Rounded to broadly spreading
- Flower Colour - Yellow
- Flower Shape - Star-shaped - to 10cm (4in) across with up to 14 strap-shaped tepals.
A vigorous stellata hybrid which has attractive soft yellow buds and stellata-shaped flowers which fade to creamy-white. Very hardy
Effective control of slugs and snails
(800g - Free c&p) £6.50
Empathy Ericoid mycorrhizal fungi
(200g sachet - free c&p) £7.50
Ericaceous Liquid Seaweed Fertiliser
(1 ltr - free c&p) £7.50
Pack of 5 Tree Guards - protection from vermin and strimming.
(Pack of 5 guards) £5.00
Rootgrow - Large - 360g
(360gram sachet - inc c&p) £12.00
Rootgrow - Medium - 150g
(150gram sachet - inc c&p) £6.00
Vitax Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser 0.9 kg
(0.9 kg - c&p inc) £6.00
Vitax Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser 2.5 kg
(2.5 kg - c&p inc) £10.00
Vitax Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser 4.5 kg
(4.5 kg - c&p inc) £16.00
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