Magnolia obovata

Japanese Bigleaf Magnolia, White Bark Magnolia, or White Leaf Magnolia

Form and Growth Characteristics:
Plant Type - Tree
Growth Rate - Fastest growing of the large leaf magnolias
Mature Height - 25-35'
Mature Width - 20-25'
Longevity -

Ornamental Characteristics:
Flower - 8"creamy white, strong scented, May-June, central mass of purplish red stamens
Fruit - Red, cone-shaped, 5-8" long, 2.5" wide aggregate of follicles
Leaf -
Fall Color -
Bark - Handsome gray bark
Other Features - Habit is open and gaunt; with leaves in a pseudo-whorl at the tips of the branches
Possible Use -
Season Of Interest -

Culture and Care:
Care Requirements - Best if planted in open areas to allow for its open habit. Zone 5-7(8)
Native Habitat - Japan. Introduced 1865
Diseases and Insects -
Strength -
Weakness -

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- Other plants with the common name Magnolia.
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