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MAGNOLIA 'Daphne'

In our opinion this is easily the best and darkest yellow yet to appear on the market. The flowers do come out with the leaves most years but this is genuinely a plant for the smaller garden. A triumph for Philippe de Spoelberch's magnolia breeding in Belgium.
Further Reading....
  • Deciduous
    Pointed leaves to 10cm (4in) long
  • Yellow
    Deep yellow. Long-lasting
  • Height
    3m (10ft)
  • Spread
    2m (6½ft)
  • Tall Shrub
    Compact and upright. Flowers are carried at the end of the branchlets and are erect at first.
  • Hardy - very cold winter
    Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe. Plant can possibly withstand temperatures down to -20°C (-4°F)
  • Full sun
    shelter from strong winds
  • Partial shade

MAGNOLIA 'Daphne'

 
Gift Wrapping available on this plant - UK Delivery Only
Medium £60.00 each 
Specimen £90.00 each 
  • Additional Features
    Burncoose speciality
    See Burncoose Speciality group for more details
    Good to know
    M. acuminata ssp. cordata 'Miss Honeybee' x M. 'Gold Crown'
    Pests & Diseases
    Scale insects, honey fungus, coral spot.
    Place of origin
    Garden origin. Phillipe de Spoelberch(Belgium) from a seedling from August Kehr(USA).
    Youtube video
  • Burncoose Specialities
    Magnolias - smaller gardens
  • Core Plants
    Magnolia
  • Flower Shape
    Tulip
    10cm (4in) across
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Suitable for small gardens
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf margin
    Entire
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Ovate
    (see photos above)
  • Pruning group
    Pruning group 1
    Suitable for: Deciduous and evergreen trees, and some deciduous shrubs.
    Pruning: Minimal pruning required. Prune wayward or crossing branches to maintain a healthy framework.
    When: When dormant in the late winter/early spring. Some in the summer/autumn to prevent bleeding of sap.

    RHS group 1
  • Seasonal Interest
    Spring
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
    Humus-rich
    Neutral to acid soil
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Magnolia - A guide to sizing and pricing
Magnolia - Care Guide
Magnolia - Hybridisation
Magnolia - Propagation
Magnolia - Spotlight Videos
Planting to avoid allergic reactions and asthma
Shrubs and Trees - Seeds - 1) Collecting Seeds
Shrubs and Trees - Seeds - 2) Storing Seeds
Shrubs and Trees - Seeds - 3) Planting Seeds
3m (10ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  2m (6½ft)
 

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