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MAGNOLIA acuminata 'Blue Opal'

Commonly known as Cucumber tree

Spectacular blue buds turn dark yellow as they open. This is a unique colour in the magnolia world
Large £65.00 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant - UK Delivery Only

  • Good to know - 'acuminata' is more tolerant of alkaline soils.
  • Pests & Diseases - scale insects, honey fungus, coral spot.
  • Place of Origin - garden origin.
  • Hardy - cold winter - Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Height - 15m (50ft)
  • Spread - 8m (25ft)
  • Deciduous
  • Tree
  • Full Sun - shelter from strong winds.
  • Partial Shade
  • Fertile moist well-drained soil - humus-rich
  • Neutral to acid soil
  • Broadly conical
15m (50ft)
tree - guide for size not form Average Person
  8m (25ft)

Useful extras...

Fertilisers & Feeds - Vitax
Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser
A useful fertiliser suitable for use on a wide variety of plants. Q4 provides all the nutrients and trace elements essential for vigorous growth, abundant flowering and ripening of fruit.
3 options from £6.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Rootgrow mycorrhizal fungi
Recommended by the RHS. Contains Rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi. Suitable for all trees and shrubs (except rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers, cranberries and blueberries)
2 options from £6.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
All-purpose Seaweed Stimulant
All-purpose organic concentrated seaweed feed that is a ready to use, derived from sustainable harvested kelp, that can be used on all outdoor and indoor plants, except acid loving plants. Perfect used in conjunction with Rootgrow™.
Only £7.50

Vermin & Pest Control
Slug Pellets
Slug killer blue mini pellets are easy to use and give effective control of slugs and snails. Ideal in garden, conservatory or greenhouse.
Only £6.50

Vermin & Pest Control
Copper Tape
Quick and easy way to repel slugs and snails from your pots with this adhesive copper tape.
Only £7.50

Garden Goodies
Slate Plant Labels
These wonderfully tactile natural slate plant labels are hand made in Cornwall and come with a chalk pen. Just stick them in your pot or border. Pack of 6.
Only £10.20

Garden Goodies
Slate Tie-on Plant Labels
Hand made in Cornwall, these delightful natural slate labels are perfect for pots. Comes with chalk pen. Pack of 5
Only £10.20

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