• Deciduous
    Leaves to 25cm (10in) long
  • Red
  • Height
    10m (33ft)
  • Spread
    4m (13ft)
  • Tree
    Upright habit
  • 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

MAGNOLIA campbellii 'Betty Jessel'

 
Estimated availability autumn 2022 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
Medium £60.00 each 
Delivery Information Estimated availability autumn 2022
plant size comparison icon 3 - 5 Litre

 

  • Additional Features
    Burncoose speciality
    See Burncoose Speciality group for more details
    Pests & Diseases
    Scale insects, honey fungus, coral spot.
    Place of origin
    Grafted from original specimen at Caerhays Castle, Cornwall, UK.
  • Burncoose Specialities
    Caerhays bred plants
    Magnolias - larger gardens
  • Core Plants
    Magnolia
  • Flower Shape
    Cup-and-saucer-shaped
    20-30cm (8-12in) across
  • Hardiness
    Frost hardy (down to -5)
  • Leaf margin
    Entire
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Elliptic
    (see photos above)
    Oblong
    (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
  • Seasonal Interest
    Spring
    Winter
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile well drained soil
    Humus-rich.
    Neutral to acid soil
  • Tree Shape
    Broadly conical
    Spreading with age
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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
  4m (13ft)
 

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