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: Moderately acid (5.6 – 6.0)
Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 6a -23.3 °C (-10 °F) to -20.6 °C (-5 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 20 to 30 feet
Plant Spread: 15 to 20 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Fruit: Showy
Other: 3 inch long bright red cones, aging to dark brown and containing numerous bright red seeds.
Fruiting Time: Fall
Flowers: Showy
Malodorous
Flower Color: White
Bloom Size: 4"-5"
Flower Time: Spring
Underground structures: Taproot
Suitable Locations: Street Tree
Uses: Shade Tree
Flowering Tree
Wildlife Attractant: Birds
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Miscellaneous: Monoecious

Common names
  • Pyramid magnolia
  • Magnolia

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