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MAGNOLIA insignis


Estimated availability autumn 2020 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
Medium £60.00 each

Delivery Information Estimated availability autumn 2020
plant size comparison icon 3 - 5 Litre
  • Evergreen - narrowly oval to lance-shaped, leathery leaves 10-20cm (4-8in) long, glossy, rich-green.
  • White - creamy white
  • Height - to 15m (49ft)
  • Spread - to 15m (49ft)
  • Tree - erect, then spreading, many-branched tree. Sometimes produces purple fruits 5-10cm (204in) long.
  • 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)
  • Additional Features - Pests & Diseases - - scale insects, honey fungus, coral spot.
  • Place of origin - Himalayas, Vietnam, China
  • Flower Shape - Cup-shaped - - 8cm (3in) across with 9-12 tepals.
  • Garden Location/Conditions - Greenhouse / conservatory - Not the sort of plants to be grown outside where there are likely to be frosts. These plants need to be grown in a conservatory or cool greenhouse or at least brought inside for the winter
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • 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
  • Seasonal Interest - Summer -
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - - humus- rich.
  • 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
to 15m (49ft)
tree - guide for size not form Average Person
  to 15m (49ft)
 

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