Magnolia macrophylla /Bigleaf Magnolia

Magnolia macrophylla  / Magnolia macrophylla
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Scientific Name: Magnolia macrophylla
Common Name: Bigleaf Magnolia
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 6, 7, 8 Determine Your Zone
Height: over 50 feet
Spread: 20- 30 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: White
Fruit present: Summer
Fruit color: Red
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist,
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Comments: Has large, ivory-white flowers that may be up to 14 or more inches in diameter. The leaves are very large and on average are about 30 inches long and 8-12 inches wide. They are light green below and silvery below. With its spectacular flower and foliage, it makes an accent or specimen tree.