Sweetbay Magnolia Tree

Sweet, Vanilla-Scented Blooms

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Sweetbay Magnolia Tree

Sweet, Vanilla-Scented Blooms

  • Creamy-white fragrant flowers
  • Dark green leaves
  • Native to eastern United States
  • Evergreen in southern regions
Dark green leaves, creamy-white flowers and a heavenly fragrance make Sweetbay Magnolia one of the most popular flowering trees! Great for specimen planting, it's sure to attract attention to your yard, especially when it's in full bloom. Deciduous tree, evergreen in southern regions. Grows 25 to 50 ft. tall. Blooms midsummer.

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Product Details

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  • Botanical Name: Magnolia virginiana
  • Height: 25 - 30 feet, up to 50 feet in the South.
  • Spacing: 20 - 25 feet.
  • Depth:3-5"
  • Spread:20 - 25 feet.
  • Light Required:Full Sun, Partial Shade
  • Color: Creamy White.
  • Size: Bareroot
  • Blooms: Mid Summer
  • Fruit: Bright red seed cones in Fall.
  • Zone: 5-9
  • Form: Perennial
  • Flower Form: Round, deeply cupped blooms, 2 1/2" across with 9-12 petals.
  • Soil Requirements: Wet Soil
  • Growth Rate: Medium
  • Pruning: Remove ill placed branches when as small as possible. It is much easier to remove crossed branches when young. Late winter or early spring. Some can be done in late summer to prevent bleeding of sap.
  • Foliage: Oblong-lanceolate shiny green foliage is silvery beneath. Foliage is evergreen to semi-evergreen in the south. Deciduous in north.

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