Magnolia Tips and Photos

Magnolia Tips and Photos

Magnolia

  • Magnolias can be fantastic specimen trees and shrubs.
  • Give them the space they deserve.
  • Do not expect fast results, Magnolias are long lived plants  that are worth the wait for their magnificent blooms.

Magnolia

  • Magnolias are shallow rooted and need an acid soil.
  • Propagation is hard but try cuttings at several times during the year.
  • You can also try layering but that will take 2-3 years to start rooting.

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  • If you are impatient you can buy a large evergreen specimen of Magnolia Grandiflora up to 100 feet tall from a specialist nursery.
  • Grafting is common in the nursery trade for Magnolias.

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  • Despite the waxy flower magnolias are delicate and short-lived once removed from the plant. If you pick them young and handle them carefully, they will last up to seven days in an arrangement

See also

Magnolia Growing

Tips for growing Magnolia x soulangeana

Magnificent Magnolia varieties and species

Magnolia Tree books from Amazon

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