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Southern Magnolia

Magnolia grandiflora

The popular landscape tree, Southern Magnolia, has large fragrant white flowers and evergreen leaves that make it one of the most splendid of forest trees. Its glossy green leaves persist into late fall and winter. 

Large, fragrant flowers
Evergreen foliage
Prized ornamental tree

More About Magnolia grandiflora:

Southern Magnolia is a moderately fast-growing, medium-sized tree that grows best on rich, moist, well-drained soils of the bottoms and low uplands of the Coastal Plains of Southeastern United States. It grows with other hardwoods and is marketed as magnolia lumber along with other magnolia species to make furniture, pallets, and veneer. Wildlife eat the seeds, and florists prize the leathery foliage.

Gardening Suggestions for Southern Magnolia:

Produced using Forrest Keeling's patented RPM Root Production Method ® technology for exceptional growth and survivability.

Key Characteristics:

Fragrant
Great Foliage
Humming- birds
Songbirds
Butterflies
Moist, Well-Drained
Height:
40-80 Feet
Spread:
30-40 Feet
Hardiness Zone:
7 - 9

RPM: Scientifically Proven to Grow Faster and Healthier

Forrest Keeling Nursery is the world-renowned originator of the RPM (root production method®) RPM technology. Our patented RPM tree technology yields unsurpassed survivability and plant growth, which makes Forrest Keeling plants the benchmark for wetland restorations and large-scale installations in any application.

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Additional Characteristics & Attributes

Attracts Wildlife
Songbirds
Butterflies
Humming- birds
Soil Moisture Preference
Moist, Well-Drained
Exposure
Full Sun
Partial Shade
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Spring
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Spring
Summer
Fall
Winter
Foliage Color
Green
Habit
Evergreen
Attributes
Fragrant
Great Foliage
Specimen
Icon Legend

Characteristics Key

Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Humming- birds
Songbirds
Butterflies
Dry
Average
Moist, Well-Drained
Wet Soil
Cut Flower
Midwest Native
Dried Flower
Salt Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Climbing
Fragrant
Container
Great Foliage