MAGNOLIA delavayi

  • Evergreen
    leaves to 30cm (12in) long.
  • White
  • Height
    10m (33ft)
  • Spread
    10m (33ft)
  • Tree
    Dense, rounded tree or tall shrub.
  • Half hardy - unheated greenhouse / mild winter
    Hardy in coastal and relatively mild parts of the UK except in severe winters and a risk from sudden (early) frosts. May be hardy elsewhere with wall shelter or good micro-climate. Likely to be damaged or killed in cold winters. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -5°C (23°F)
  • Against a wall
  • Full sun
    Shelter from strong winds
  • Partial shade

MAGNOLIA delavayi

 
Estimated availability autumn 2022 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
Medium £40.00 each 
Delivery Information Estimated availability autumn 2022
plant size comparison icon 3 - 5 Litre
Estimated availability autumn 2022 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
Specimen £85.00 each 
Delivery Information Estimated availability autumn 2022
plant size comparison icon 10 to 15 Litre
  • Additional Features
    Endangered in the wild
    These plants are listed on the International Union for Conservation of Nature's list of 'Red Plants'. This is a list of threatened species in the wild, they are either critically, endangered or vulnerable to extinction.
    Endangered
    Good to know
    Grows well against a wall.
    Pests & Diseases
    Scale insects, honey fungus, coral spot.
    Place of origin
    Yunnan Province, China
  • Burncoose Specialities
    Magnolias - larger gardens
  • Core Plants
    Magnolia
  • Flower Shape
    Cup-shaped
    Short-lived, to 20cm (8in) across.
  • Hardiness
    Frost hardy (down to -5)
  • Leaf margin
    Entire
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Oblong
    (see photos above)
  • Pruning group
    Pruning group 6
    Suitable for: Evergreen shrubs or climbers that need little to no pruning.
    Action: Trim back shoots that spoil symmetry and to fit available space.
    When: Annually after flowering if on previous year's growth, or in later Winter or Spring if flowering on current year's growth, or as requires.

    RHS group 9 & 11
  • Scented Plants
    Scented flowers
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
    Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
    Humus-rich.
    Neutral to acid soil
    Neutral to alkaline soil
  • Tree Shape
    Rounded to broadly spreading
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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
Trees - Care Guide
10m (33ft)
tree - guide for size not form Average Person
  10m (33ft)
 

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