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MAGNOLIA caveana

(Mangletia). broad evergreen leaves and white flowers

Medium £60.00 each

Delivery Information Normally 3 - 5 days
Courier Only due to the size of this plant.
plant size comparison icon 2 to 3 Litre

 

  • Evergreen - obovate leaves to 15cm (6in) long
  • White
  • Height - 7m (23ft)
  • Spread - 6m (20ft)
  • Tree - stout-branched tree with leaves clustered at the tips of the twigs. Flowers emerge from orange-red buds
  • Half hardy - unheated greenhouse / mild winter - Hardy in coastal and relatively mild parts of the UK except in severe winters and a risk from sudden (early) frosts. May be hardy elsewhere with wall shelter or good micro-climate. Likely to be damaged or killed in cold winters. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -5°C (23°F)
  • Full sun - where humid conditions can be provided
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Pests & Diseases - - honey fungus, coral spot.
  • Place of origin - northeastern India, China
  • Burncoose Specialities - Magnolias - larger gardens -
  • Flower Shape - Cup-shaped -
  • Single - Row of petals round conspicuous stamens - no more than 8 petals
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • 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 - Summer -
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - - humus-rich
  • Tree Shape - Rounded to broadly spreading -
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