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MAGNOLIA x loebneri 'Wildcat'


  • Deciduous - mid green leaves 10-15cm (4-5in) long.
  • White - pink buds
  • Height - 3m (10ft)
  • Spread - 2m (6½ft)
  • Tall Shrub - or small tree. Slender-branched, upright habit
  • 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
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - from a batch of seed from M. kobus var. borealis. Can bloom for up to 6 weeks.
  • Pests & Diseases - scale insects, honey fungus, coral spot.
  • Place of origin - garden origin. USA. A seedling selected by Larry Langford, Gibson, Tennessee
  • Flower Shape - Star-shaped - - 10-12cm (4-5in) across
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • 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 -
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - - humus-rich.
  • Neutral to acid soil
  • Neutral to alkaline soil
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3m (10ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  2m (6½ft)
 

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