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MAGNOLIA acuminata

Commonly known as Cucumber tree


Available autumn 2020 -
Large £70.00 each

Delivery Information Available autumn 2020
plant size comparison icon 5 to 7.5 Litre
  • Deciduous - oval to elliptic leaves, dark-green above, lighter and softly hairy beneath to 25cm (10in) long.
  • Yellow - green-blue to yellow.
  • Height - 20m (66ft)
  • Spread - 10m (33ft)
  • Tree - flowers are produced amongst the leaves and are followed by red or brown fruit.
  • 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
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - 'acuminata' is more tolerant of alkaline soils.
  • Pests & Diseases - scale insects, honey fungus, coral spot.
  • Place of origin - eastern North America. Introduced into Britain in 1736 by John Bartram.
  • Flower Shape - Cup-shaped - - to 9cm (3½in) across
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Seasonal Interest - Spring -
  • Summer
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - - humus-rich
  • Neutral to acid soil
  • Tree Shape - Broadly conical -
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20m (66ft)
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  10m (33ft)
 

Buy Varieties of MAGNOLIA acuminata

MAGNOLIA acuminata 'Blue Opal'

MAGNOLIA acuminata 'Blue Opal'  >


Commonly known as: Cucumber tree.
Spectacular blue buds turn dark yellow as they open. This is a unique colour in the magnolia world
Medium £60.00 each
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Available autumn 2020 -
Large £70.00 each
Specimen £80.00 each

MAGNOLIA acuminata 'Honey Liz'

MAGNOLIA acuminata 'Honey Liz'  >


Commonly known as: Cucumber tree.
A hybrid between M. 'Miss Honeybee' and M. 'Elizabeth'. Large upright almost painted yellow flowers
Medium £60.00 each
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Available autumn 2020 -

MAGNOLIA acuminata 'Miss Honeybee'

MAGNOLIA acuminata 'Miss Honeybee'  >


Commonly known as: Cucumber tree.
Light yellow fragrant flowers open just before or alongside the leaves
Medium £60.00 each

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