Magnolia x soulangiana
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 sew-lan-gee-AH-na|
|Average Size at Maturity||Quickly reaches 20 to 25 ft. tall and wide.|
|Design Ideas||This great old-fashioned flowering tree is the talk of the town in spring. Plant it as a single specimen in the front yard for show, or keep it all to yourself in the back. Grows large enough to be considered a shade tree, but best planted as an accent. Best not planted in lawns but in shrub borders, wide foundation planters and as an early spring standout in the perennial bed.|
|Flower Attribute||Flowers for Cutting, Fragrant, Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Firescaping/Fire Wise, Specimen, Woodland Garden, Cutting Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Soil Needs||Tree & Shrub Food|
|Special Feature||Year-round Interest|
|Watering Needs||Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.|
|Companion Plants||Hydrangea (Hydrangea); Camellia (Camellia); Azalea (Azalea); Lily-of-the-Valley Shrub (Pieris); Clethra (Clethra)|
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.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-9