Magnolia x veitchii 'Columbus'
Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
We no longer grow this plant
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|Botanical Pronunciation||mag-NOH-lee-uh VEET-chee-eye|
|Lore||In China this plant's ancestor is known as the Yulan magnolia and cultivated since antiquity.|
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate-growing pyramidal form to 30 to 35 ft. high, 15 to 20 ft. wide.|
|Bloom Time||Early spring|
|Design Ideas||This tall, flowering Magnolia is durable enough to be a street tree, but also charming in country and cottage gardens. Its thin form allows it to be planted between multistory homes on narrow city lots. May also be lined up for a tall screen. A good front-yard specimen or a backyard standout when blooming against needled evergreens. A show stopper in the moonlight. Ideal for gardeners who are intimidated by Saucer Magnolia but want a similar white, romantic specimen tree.|
|Flower Attribute||Flowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Cutting Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Soil Needs||Tree & Shrub Food|
|Watering Needs||Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.|
Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. For a formal appearance, shear annually after flowering.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 6 - 9