Magnolia grandiflora

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Magnolia grandiflora

Post by M Farooq » July 3rd, 2013, 3:35 am

Botanical NameMagnolia grandiflora
FamilyMagnoliaceae
Local Name Does not exist
Common NameMagnolia
Life cycleDeciduous tree
Cultivar Name N/A
Flowering Months Spring
Flower ColorWhite
Growing AreasIslamabad, Karachi
Frost TenderYes
Exposurefull sun, will not tolerate shade
Soil pH N/A
PropagationSeeds and cuttings
UsesOrnamental
DescriptionMagnolia tree has the charm of belonging to the family of oldest flowering plants on Earth. The leaves are leathery, underneath is brown. A slow growing tree so buy older plants from nurseries. Flowers are not fragrant but the large waxy petals have their own attraction. Seeds are not easy to grow. Pest and diseases free.
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