The Q&A Archives: Choosing Evergreen Magnolia for Nashville

Question: What would be the suggested variety, soil type, and sun for a Magnolia (evergreen), for a Nashville suburb. Our yard is sloped, with many other trees, including oaks, cedar, shagbark and elms. Thank you. Gary Culley Pegram, TN

Answer: You're probably borderline hardy for growing evergreen Magnolias in Nashville, TN. Contact the following nursery for a good selection and ask for the most hardy selections such as 'Edith Bogue' and 'Victoria'. Louisiana Nursery Rt 7, Box 43 Opelousas, LA 70570 318-948-3696 They like full sun and a well drained, fertile soil..

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