PlantsMagnolias→Magnolia (Magnolia x brooklynensis 'Yellow Bird')

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 20 - 40 feet
Plant Spread: 10 - 25 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Yellow
Bloom Size: 2"-3"
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Underground structures: Taproot
Uses: Shade Tree
Flowering Tree


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Location: RHS Harlow Carr, Yorkshire, UKDate: 2020-06-07
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Location: My garden, Toronto, OntarioDate: 2021-05-18
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Date: 2018-08-01{"colorSpace":"kCGColorSpaceSRGB","cameraType":"Wide","macroEnabl
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Location: Alnwick garden, Northumberland UKDate: 2008-06-08
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Date: 2017-04-05
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Date: 2018-04-22{"colorSpace":"kCGColorSpaceSRGB","cameraType":"Wide","macroEnabl
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Photo courtesy of Singing Tree Gardens Nursery
By Joy
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Location: Botanical Gardens of the State of Georgia...Athens, GaDate: 2018-03-29Yellow Bird Magnolia 004
By dawiz1753
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Location: My garden, Toronto, OntarioDate: May 2021
By Jasmin
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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