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Magnolia cylindrica /Cylindrical Magnolia

Magnolia cylindrica  / Magnolia cylindrica
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Close-up image of the foliage

Horizontal branch with a cluster of foliage on the tip of the branch

Foliage is somewhat similar to those of the Oriental magnolias

Close-up of foliage

Relatively young tree growing at the Birmingham Botanical Garden

Close-up view of foliage

Terminal foliage

Relatively young tree

Terminal shoot of foliage and developing flower bud

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Scientific Name: Magnolia cylindrica
Common Name: Cylindrical Magnolia
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: 20-30 feet
Spread: 10 - 15 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: White
Fruit present: Summer, Fall
Fruit color: Red
Light Exposure: Part Sun, Filtered Shade, Morning sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
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Comments: This is one of the fine deciduous magnolias that produce white flowers with a blush of pink coloring in the petals and flower filaments. Tree bark is smooth and gray. It is an excellent choice for the woodland garden where plants can receive morning sunlight.