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MAGNOLIA grandiflora 'Ferruginea'

Commonly known as Bull bay, Loblolly magnolia


Small £20.00 each

Medium £35.00 each

  • Evergreen - narrowly elliptic to broadly ovate, leathery, glossy, dark green leaves to 20cm (8in) long with paler green and often rusty-hairy undersides
  • Cream
  • Height - 10m (33ft)
  • Spread - 5m (16ft)
  • Tree - dense tree. Produces large blooms with 9-12 tepals from late summer to autumn
  • 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)
  • Full sun - shelter from strong winds
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Pests & Diseases - - honey fungus, coral spot, scale insects
  • Place of origin - southeastern USA
  • Flower Shape - Cup-shaped - - to goblet-shaped, to 20cm (8in) across.
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • 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 - - citrus fragrance.
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
  • Summer
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - - humus-rich
  • Neutral to acid soil
  • Neutral to alkaline soil - suitable for chalk.
  • Tree Shape - Broadly conical -
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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
  5m (16ft)
 

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