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Cultural Details for Magnolia x 'Golden Gift'

Common Name:
Golden Gift Magnolia

Growth Rate:
Compact growth habit

Average Mature Height:

Average Mature Width:

Flower Details:
Large, creamy yellow, flowers bloom over a long period

Fruit Details:
Aggregate of follicles.

Fall Color:

Bark Details:

Disease / Insect Problems or Resistance:
None serious.

Native Habitat:
Zones 5-7

Other Features:
(M. acuminata subsp. subcordata 'Miss Honeybee' x {M. acuminata x M. denudata}). First yellow magnolia of smaller stature.

Culture and Care:
Prefers an evenly moist well drained soil, not tolerant of hot, dry locations. Sun to partial shade.

This plant was blooming:
4/22/2005 - 5/6/2005

Plantings of this cultivar at Boone County Arboretum:

    The information on this page may have come from one or more of the following sources:
  • Dirr, Michael. Manual of Woody Landscape Plants. Stipes Publishing. 1998.
  • Hightshoe, Gary L. Native Trees, Shrubs, and Vines for Urban and Rural America. John Wiley & Sons. 1988.
  • North Carolina Extension Plant Fact Sheets.
  • University of Connecticut Plant Database.