• Deciduous
    Dark-green leaves to 15cm (6in) long, felted red-brown beneath.
  • White
  • Height
    6m (20ft)
  • Spread
    6m (20ft)
  • Tall Shrub
    Large, wide-spreading shrub
  • 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 wilsonii

 
Seeds £6.00 per packet 
Large £70.00 each 
Estimated availability autumn 2022 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
Specimen £80.00 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
    Eyecatching planted on raised ground where the pendulous flowers can be best appreciated
    Pests & Diseases
    Scale insects, honey fungus, coral spot.
    Place of origin
    Western China. Introduced by Ernest Wilson in 1908
  • Burncoose Specialities
    Magnolias - larger gardens
  • Core Plants
    Magnolia
  • Flower Shape
    Cup-shaped
    To 10cm (4in) across with crimson stamens.
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf margin
    Entire
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Elliptic
    (see photos above)
    Lanceolate
    (see photos above)
    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
  • Scented Plants
    Scented flowers
  • Seasonal Interest
    Spring
    Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
    Humus-rich
    Neutral to acid soil
    Neutral to alkaline soil
    Suitable for chalk
  • 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
6m (20ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  6m (20ft)
 

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