The Q&A Archives: Magnolia Hardy In Zone 5?

Question: Which Magnolia trees or bushes will grow and prove to be hardy in zone 5?

Answer: Magnolia acuminata is hardy in zones 3-8, as is Magnolia salicifolia, M. soulangiana (saucer magnolia)and M. stellata (star magnolia). Magnolia virginiana (also called laurel or Swamp Magnolia) is borderline in your region, but might be worth a try.

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