Sweet Bay Magnolia

$475.00

TIMING IS EVERYTHING: we want to get you the best trees, shrubs & perennials in the least amount of time. Your order will be filled as quickly as possible, but there may be times when availability is limited. We will keep you posted on status for pick-ups, and contact you re: next available delivery and planting dates. If you need something faster, give us a call and we’ll see what we can do to help!

15 gal

4 in stock

LEMON-SCENTED BLOOMS

It’s hard not to fall for this Magnolia, especially in May when its creamy white flowers begin to open each morning and close at night. Each lemon-scented bloom lasts about two to three days before falling from the tree and leaving a cascade of pretty petals. Even the foliage is remarkable, with long, glossy leaves and silvery-white undersides.

Your shrubby-sized Magnolia is easy to grow, especially when you plant it in soil on the wet side (it is also known as the Swamp Magnolia) and a full-sun to partly shady spot. It will grow at a moderate rate and will produce reddish seed clusters in fall, then go dormant in winter.

For best results, apply Iron Plus and 10-10-10 fertilizer in March/April and in October/November. You’ll notice the difference.

EXPOSURE: Plant in full sun to part shade.
SEASON: Summer
HEIGHT: 25 to 35 ft
SPACING: 10 to 15 ft
FERTILIZE WITH: 10-10-10

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