Southern Magnolia (Magnolia grandiflora 'Claudia Wannamaker') in the Magnolias Database

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Tree
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Very strongly acid (4.5 – 5.0)
Strongly acid (5.1 – 5.5)
Moderately acid (5.6 – 6.0)
Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Plant Height: 50 to 60 feet
Plant Spread: 20 to 30 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Broadleaf
Fruit: Showy
Edible to birds
Fruiting Time: Winter
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: White
Bloom Size: 6"-12"
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Summer
Underground structures: Taproot
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Provides winter interest
Shade Tree
Flowering Tree
Useful for timber production
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Other Beneficial Insects
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Humidity tolerant
Drought tolerant
Salt tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Stratify seeds: cold, moist stratification of FRESH seeds for 60 days
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Layering
Other: Wounded semi-hardwood cuttings taken in summer
Pollinators: Beetles
Containers: Not suitable for containers

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