Magnolia macrophylla

Bigleaf Magnolia

Form and Growth Characteristics:
Plant Type - Tree
Growth Rate - Slow to medium
Mature Height - 30-40'
Mature Width - 15-20'
Longevity - Medium 100 years

Ornamental Characteristics:
Flower - Creamy white 8-10" sometimes up to 14" across. Fragrant in June. Flowers over a long period of time.
Fruit - Egg shaped, rose color, 3" long
Leaf - Leaves extremely large 12-38"
Fall Color -
Bark - Smooth gray
Other Features - Recommended for large areas (ie. parks). Champion tree in Tight Hollow, KY is 108'x42'
Possible Use -
Season Of Interest -

Culture and Care:
Care Requirements - Transplant bagged/burlapped in full sun
Native Habitat - Ohio to Florida, Zones 5-8
Diseases and Insects - Essentially problem free. Protect from strong winds due to large leaves.
Strength -
Weakness -

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- Other plants with the common name Magnolia.
- Other plants of the family Magnoliaceae.
- Other plants of the genus Magnolia.
- Other plants of the species Magnolia macrophylla.