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Bracken's Brown Beauty Magnolia

Magnolia grandiflora 'Bracken's Brown Beauty'

SKU
06043
Lustrous, leathery foliage is rich, dark green above and cinnamon brown underneath. Large, 5 to 6 inch creamy white flowers are exotically fragrant. A hardier magnolia that transplants well and does not lose as many leaves as other varieties, and exhibits better cold tolerance than others. Evergreen.
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Best with regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

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Botanical Pronunciationmag-NOH-lee-uh gran-dih-FLOR-uh
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; reaches 30 to 50 ft. tall, 15 to 30 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeLate Spring
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Fragrant, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleAsian/Zen
Growth HabitPyramidal
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseFirescaping/Firewise, Very Wet Areas, Cutting Garden, Coastal Exposure
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsTree & Shrub Food
Special FeatureEasy Care, North American Native Selection, Year-round Interest, Tolerates Road Salt
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsBest with regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Companion PlantsCamellia (Camellia); Indian Hawthorn (Rhaphiolepis); Hydrangea (Hydrangea); Viburnum (Viburnum); Hosta (Hosta)

Provide deep, nutrient rich, well-drained soil. Water deeply, regularly during first few growing seasons to establish an extensive root system. Once established, reduce watering frequency; best with regular moisture, but will tolerate brief periods of drought. Feed in early spring before new growth emerges.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-9

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