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Magnolia 'Alta' /Alta Magnolia

Magnolia 'Alta'  / Magnolia 'Alta'
Foliage showing the bronze colored underside of leaves
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Foliage showing the bronze colored underside of leaves

Relatively small leaves on this selection

Relatively small, leathery leaves

Foliage

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Scientific Name: Magnolia 'Alta'
Common Name: Alta Magnolia
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 Determine Your Zone
Height: 30-50 feet
Spread: 15 - 20 feet
Bloom time: Spring, Summer
Flower color: White
Fruit present: Fall
Fruit color: Red
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist,
Rate of Growth: Slow
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Yes
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Comments: A columnar selection of Magnolia grandiflora that retains an upright growth habit. In addition, it is a relatively slow grower and can be used in spaces too small to accommodate the regular species. Has fragrant flowers and is drought tolerant.