D.D. Blanchard Southern Magnolia
Magnolia grandiflora 'D.D. Blanchard'
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 gran-dih-FLOR-uh|
|Lore||Southern magnolia has proven one of the finest North American native trees in cultivation with a dozen excellent cultivars.|
|Average Size at Maturity||Strong grower to 50 ft. and more tall, 25 to 35 ft. wide.|
|Bloom Time||Early summer|
|Design Ideas||This big beautiful fellow is a super long-lived street tree. Ideal for medians, parkways and most civic applications. Good lawn specimen. Plant in a roomy yard so its huge proportions won't dwarf the house. Excellent evergreen for pastoral landscapes on estates or parks.|
|Flower Attribute||Flowers for Cutting, Fragrant, Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Firescaping/Fire Wise, Very Wet Areas, Cutting Garden, Coastal Exposure|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Soil Needs||Tree & Shrub Food|
|Special Feature||North American Native Selection, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Waterwise, Year-round Interest, Tolerates Road Salt|
|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. Watering can be reduced after establishment. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 7 - 9