Evergreen Sweetbay Magnolia – Louisiana Super Plant Fall 2012

Regina Bracy, Gill, Daniel J., Owings, Allen D.  |  5/20/2016 6:41:22 PM

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Evergreen sweetbay magnolia (Magnolia virginiana var australis) is a hardy medium-size native tree.Evergreen Sweetbay magnolia treejpg

This flowering evergreen tree produces creamy white, fragrant flowers in midspring and sporadically throughout the summer.

Bright red seeds mature in autumn on cone-like pods.

Large dark green leaves have a silver "lining" on the back side, making the leaves appear to "dance" in the breeze.

This flowering tree has an upright growth habit. It can be grown as single- or multi-trunk tree.

This Louisiana Super Plant is a wonderful accent tree. Use in foundation plantings, near patios or at the edge of woodland areas.

Growing Information:

  • Flowering evergreen native tree
  • Full sun to part shade
  • Grows 50' tall by 30' wide
  • Space 20' apart
  • Fall is a great time for tree planting

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