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MAGNOLIA virginiana

Commonly known as Swamp laurel, Sweetbay


£27.50 each

Medium £45.00 each

Large £70.00 each

  • Evergreen - in areas with milder winters, or semi-evergreen. Leaves to 15cm (6in) long.
  • Semi-evergreen - Keeps some of its foliage all year, and will drop some leaves as well.
  • White - creamy white
  • Height - 9m (30ft)
  • Spread - 6m (20ft)
  • Tall Shrub
  • Hardy - average winter - Hardy through most of the UK apart from inland valleys, at altitude and central/northerly locations. May suffer foliage damage and stem dieback in harsh winters in cold gardens. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -10°C (14°F)
  • Full sun - shelter from strong winds.
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - the first into cultivation.
  • Pests & Diseases - scale insects, honey fungus, coral spot..
  • Place of origin - eastern USA.
  • Flower Shape - Cup-shaped - - almost spherical, deeply cup-shaped, to 6cm (2½in) across
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Scented Plants - Scented flowers - - very fragrant. Described as lily-scented.
  • Scented foliage
  • Seasonal Interest - Summer -
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - - humus-rich.
  • Neutral to acid soil
  • Tree Shape - Broadly conical -
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Shrubs and Trees - Seeds - 2) Storing Seeds
Shrubs and Trees - Seeds - 3) Planting Seeds
9m (30ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  6m (20ft)
 

Buy Varieties of MAGNOLIA virginiana

MAGNOLIA virginiana 'Glauca'

MAGNOLIA virginiana 'Glauca'  >

A slower growing and bushier variety with large flowers and very bluish undersides to the leaves
Large £70.00 each

MAGNOLIA virginiana 'Moonglow'

MAGNOLIA virginiana 'Moonglow'  >

Large flowers which stand proud on this fully evergreen tree
Medium £60.00 each
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Large £70.00 each
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