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MAGNOLIA grandiflora 'Little Gem'

Commonly known as Bull bay, Loblolly magnolia


Available again from SEPTEMBER / OCTOBER 2020 - These plants are not available until September/October 2019
Small £17.50 each

Delivery Information Available again from SEPTEMBER / OCTOBER 2020
Estimated availability autumn 2020 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
Medium £35.00 each

Delivery Information Estimated availability autumn 2020
plant size comparison icon 3 - 5 Litre
  • Evergreen - elliptic to oval, dark-green leaves to 12cm (5in) long
  • White - small white flowers
  • Height - 6m (20ft)
  • Spread - 3m (10ft)
  • Tree
  • 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 - Good to know - - a grandiflora for the smaller garden.
  • Pests & Diseases - scale insects, honey fungus, coral spot.
  • Place of origin - Steed's Nursery, Candor, North Carolina, USA.
  • Burncoose Specialities - Magnolias - smaller gardens -
  • Flower Shape - Cup-shaped -
  • Garden Location/Conditions - Suitable for small gardens - Suitable for small gardens
  • 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 -
  • 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 - Narrowly columnar -
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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
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tree - guide for size not form Average Person
  3m (10ft)
 

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