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Magnolia x soulangeana - 2014

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By Andrewr


Magnolia x soulangeana - 2014 (Magnolia x soulangeana)

Spring-flowering tree, reaching twenty feet. Prefers a humus-rich acid or neutral soil, in sun or part shade, with shelter from strong winds. My tree is nearly thirty years old now.



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This is a very popular tree at the coast, and has to be pruned heavily every year to keep it manageable, it even thrives despite the cold winds....

16 Mar, 2014

 

DD - I grew up in Exmouth, Devon, which is where the first magnolias were grown in this country. Sometimes, it seemed as if every other garden in the town had one growing.

16 Mar, 2014

 

There are so many here in Lee everyone looking magnificent the weather has been so hot that they are starting to drop, our Stellata will be up and over in no time.....but what a sight!!

16 Mar, 2014

 

That's a lovely one, Andrew. I wish I knew the full name of my white one. Looking at the adverts on my right, I suppose it could be M. x soulangea 'Alba'!!!

23 Mar, 2014

 

Spritz - it's just the straight cross, not a named one, but still my favourite. Plant Finder lists 26 named ones - take your pick!

23 Mar, 2014

 

" A thing of beauty is a joy forever...it's loveliness increases..."

23 Mar, 2014

 

So difficult to remember the name of mine, but does it really matter?

24 Mar, 2014



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