Plant ID forum: Tree Identification

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Galt, CA
amadorhill
Jul 10, 2017 3:20 PM CST
I lived near Jackson, CA for several years and planted a Magnolia Tree. All I remember is that it was supposed to get to be about 20 feet tall and 10-20 feet wide. It had beautiful fragrant white flowers and the leaves were green on one side and brown on the other. I have since moved and we would like to plant the same kind of Magnolia Tree, but do not know the variety. Can you identify the variety by looking at this photo? The photo was taken in 2012 so I think it was about full grown. Thank you.

Les Hathaway
Galt, CA
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Name: Daisy I
Reno, Nv (Zone 6b)
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DaisyI
Jul 10, 2017 3:27 PM CST
Welcome!

Maybe something like Magnolia grandiflora 'Little Gem'?
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Henhouse
Jul 11, 2017 8:37 AM CST
There are other dwarf ones, but given the shape, I'd agree with Daisy on 'Little Gem'.. It tends to be more upright.
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