Sweet Bay Magnolia (Magnolia virginiana Moonglow®) in the Magnolias Database

Trade name information:
Trade Name: Moonglow®
Cultivar name: 'Jim Wilson'
Common names:
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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Wet Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Moderately acid (5.6 – 6.0)
Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Uses: Flowering Tree
Pollinators: Beetles
Miscellaneous: Patent/Plant Breeders' Rights: PP12,065 (2001)

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