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MAGNOLIA 'Gold Star'
A vigorous stellata hybrid which has attractive soft yellow buds and stellata-shaped flowers which fade to creamy-white. Very hardy
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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 - in metres - 7m (22ft)
- Spread - in metres - 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.
Final Tree Size
Effective control of slugs and snails
Ericaceous Liquid Seaweed Fertiliser
Rootgrow - Large - 360g
Rootgrow - Medium - 150g
Vitax Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser 0.9 kg
Vitax Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser 2.5 kg
Vitax Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser 4.5 kg
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