Magnolia acuminata 'Elizabeth'Item #5942 USDA Hardiness Zone: 4 - 8
A rare yellow-flowered Magnolia! Displays elegant tapered buds that open to large, primrose-yellow blooms. An upright pyramidal grower well suited for use as a single specimen. Deciduous.
- OverviewLight Needs:Full sunWatering Needs:Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.Average Landscape Size:Moderate grower to 25 to 30 ft. tall, 12 to 15 ft. wide.Key Feature:Spring FloweringBlooms:Mid to late spring
- DetailBotanical Pronunciation:mag-NOH-li-a HIB-ridPlant type:TreeDeciduous/evergreen:DeciduousSunset climate zones:3, 14 - 24Growth habit:PyramidalGrowth rate:ModerateAverage landscape size:Moderate grower to 25 to 30 ft. tall, 12 to 15 ft. wide.Foliage color:GreenBlooms:Mid to late springFlower color:YellowPatent Act:Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.Design IdeasThis lovely small tree is a yellow deciduous variety that extends its range well beyond that of evergreen Magnolia. Big beautiful flowers should be viewed up close, so use as an accent around porches, patios or other outdoor living spaces. A favorite of the cottage garden, it won't grow too large. Spot into your favorite perennial or flowering shrub border for some fragrant romance. Best to keep out of hot afternoon sun, but will make the perfect tree offering color and limited shade in a small city yard.
- CareCare InformationFollow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Watering can be reduced after establishment. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.Pruning time: winter.Light Needs:Full sunWatering Needs:Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.