• Deciduous
  • Purple
    Shades of purple/mauve/lilac/violet
    Wine purple outer
  • White
    White inside
  • Height
    3m (10ft)
  • Spread
    2m (6½ft)
  • Tall Shrub
    Smaller than the typical soulangeana. Rounded-conical shape with many short branches carrying flower buds.
  • 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

MAGNOLIA 'Old Port'

 
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
    Good to know
    M. 'Sweet Simplicity' x M. liliiflora 'Nigra'
    Pests & Diseases
    Scale insects, honey fungus, coral spot.
    Place of origin
    Vance Hooper, Brixton, New Zealand. 2004.
  • Burncoose Specialities
    Magnolias - smaller gardens
  • Core Plants
    Magnolia
  • Flower Shape
    Cup-shaped
    To 12cm (5in) across
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Suitable for small gardens
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf margin
    Entire
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Obovate
    (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
    Light, fruity fragrance
  • Seasonal Interest
    Spring
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
    Humus-rich
    Neutral to acid soil
    Neutral to alkaline soil
  • Tree Shape
    Broadly conical
    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
3m (10ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  2m (6½ft)
 

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