Magnolia obovata (Magnolia hypoleuca)

Big-leaf Magnolia

Price: €52.00
Current stock: 5
Delivery only in Dublin, Wicklow, Kildare or Meath.

A medium-to-large sized deciduous tree with big leaves and lightly fragranced creamy white flowers in spring. Flowers can be 20cms across, and are followed by reddish 'fruit'. The leaves are used in Japan for foor preparation (but are not edible). Plant it where you have space for a rare and beautiful specimen, that can ultimately attain a height of up to 10 metres and a spread of up to 8 metres. Plant in full sun or light shade in soil that is moist, well-drained, fertile, and preferably mildly acidic. Magnolias are tolerant of different soil conditions. Shelter from strong winds if possible. Magnolias should in general not be pruned unless absolutely necessary. Deciduous.150-175cms tall plants in a 7.5 litre container. Plants displayed on this website may not be available in each of our shops.