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Magnolia virginiana 'Henry Hicks' /Henry Hicks Sweet Bay Magnolia

Magnolia virginiana 'Henry Hicks'  / Magnolia virginiana 'Henry Hicks'
Silvery-green foliage
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Silvery-green foliage

Underside of leaves a distinct silver color

A specimen with foliage growing near the ground

Portion of canopy exposing the underside of the foliage

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Scientific Name: Magnolia virginiana 'Henry Hicks'
Common Name: Henry Hicks Sweet Bay Magnolia
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: 30-50 feet
Spread: 20- 30 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: White
Fruit present: Summer, Fall
Fruit color: Red
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist,
Rate of Growth: Fast
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
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Comments: Grows to only about half the height in the northern part of it range of adapatibility, where it is semi-evergreen or deciduous, as it does further south. Flowers appear in late spring or summer and are white and lemon scented.