In climates where the ground freezes, winter sun appears to do more damage than the cold. Another record includes a 35-m-high specimen from the Chickasawhay District, De Soto National Forest, in Mississippi, which measured 17.75 ft in circumference at breast height, from 1961, and a 30-m-tall tree from Baton Rouge, which reached 18 ft in circumference at breast height. Magnolia grandiflora is a very popular ornamental tree throughout its native range in the coastal plain of the Gulf/South Atlantic states. For more information, please see HGIC 2060, Algal Leaf Spot. Magnolia bark also helps detoxify the body, aid in weight loss, and protect against severe allergic reactions. Ideal soil conditions are as previously noted. If this document didn’t answer your questions, please contact HGIC at hgic@clemson.edu or 1-888-656-9988. Ideal soil conditions are the same as previously mentioned. The leaves are arranged in an alternate fashion on the stems. This is especially attractive in the winter landscape. Eggs are laid, and the developing larvae feed on the growing ambrosia fungus. The fragrant flowers are 5 to 6 inches in diameter. In the Northern Hemisphere, the south side of the tree will experience more leaf damage than the north side. 'Southern Charm' is a dwarf form that grows into a bushy shrub with a pyramidal shape up to 20-25 ft high and 10 ft wide. The form is more irregular at maturity. Leaf size ranges from small (2 inches long and 1 inch wide), as with star magnolia, to large (10 inches long and 4 inches wide), as with Southern magnolia. Seed of magnolia is favorite food of many birds. [9], In Florida, it is found in a number of different ecological areas that are typically shady and have well-draining soils; it is also found in hummocks, along ravines, on slopes, and in wooded floodplains. Flowering is followed by the rose-coloured fruit, ovoid polyfollicle, 7.5–10 cm (3–3 7⁄8 in) long, and 3–5 cm (1 1⁄4–2 in) wide. It can grow 40 to 50 feet tall and 15 to 25 feet wide. COVID-19 Extension Updates and Resources ... More Information », Factsheet | HGIC 1015 | Updated: Jan 3, 2020 | Print. These hybrid cultivars grow to 15 feet tall, and begin blooming just before the foliage appears. Some are as wide as they are tall, others are more columnar. As pruning wounds may not heal well, shaping should be done early in the life of the tree to avoid big cuts. False Oleander scale  (Pseudaulacaspis cockerelli) Greedy scale (Hemiberlesia rapax), tea scale (Fiorinia theae), and scurfy scale (Chionaspis furfura) have been diagnosed as pests on Southern magnolia in South Carolina landscapes. Cold hardy to USDA zone 5. The plant is found growing in mixed forests, especially on the periphery, also by streams and brooks, usually on sandy soils. [4] It grows on sand-hills in maritime forests, where it is found growing with live oaks and saw palmetto (Serenoa repens). Pecan Tree. Therefore the correct terminology for these colorful floral parts is tepals. Find out some more facts about them, and know how to plant them. Although it flourishes in moist soil, it will tolerate moderate drought. This tree grows freely in coastal areas, and is often found along stream banks and swamps. Magnolia laevifolia (formally Michellia yunnanensis) – This evergreen shrub or small tree grows to about 12 feet tall, and has brown buds that open to sweetly fragrant, white flowers. Overview Information Magnolia is a plant. For more information, please see HGIC 2049, Powdery Mildew. Southern magnolia possess some of the most primitive fruit among angiosperms. The bark is thin, and easily damaged by mowers and string trimmers. Magnolia, (genus Magnolia), any member of the genus Magnolia (family Magnoliaceae; order Magnoliales), about 240 species of trees and shrubs native to North and South America, the Himalayas, and East Asia. Reaching 27.5 m (90 ft) in height, it is a large, striking evergreen tree, with large dark green leaves up to 20 cm (7 3⁄4 in) long and 12 cm (4 3⁄4 in) wide, and large, white, fragrant flowers up to 30 cm (12 in) in diameter. Magnolia macrophylla (Bigleaf Magnolia) – This tall tree or shrub (30 to 40 feet) has the largest leaves and blooms of any hardy native North American tree. Southern magnolia/Magnolia grandiflora L. In Southern fruit-producing woody plants used by wildlife. Problems: Most magnolias are generally pest-free. Otherwise, plant the tree in partial shade. About 50% of them will germinate, so if you want to try your hand at growing your very own magnolia grandiflora from seed, go ahead. The leaves are small (6 inches), with dark, lustrous upper, and rusty brown lower leaf surfaces. Magnolia fraseri (Fraser’s Magnolia) – This native magnolia is also known as the fishtail magnolia because of the lobed fishtail-like base to the 12 inch long leaves. Plum Tree ... 3 Gal. figo) in bloom. Mature Height /Spread: Star magnolia is a dense, oval-to-rounded deciduous shrub or small, multi-stemmed tree that grows 15 to 20 feet tall and 10 to 15 feet wide. With proper pruning, Southern Magnolia trees can also be used as an interesting espalier. These large shrubs grow to 10 to 20 feet tall and 10 to 15 feet wide, and bloom in late April through early May. Most tolerate moderate drought and some tolerate wet soils. This tree is rare in South Carolina, and has a preference for calcareous soils with a soil pH near neutral. Bracken's Brown Beauty Southern Magnolia Tree (33) Model# MAGBRA03G $ 51 83. Many broadleaved evergreen trees are known as bays for their resemblance to the leaves of the red bay (Persea borbonia), with this species known as the bull bay for its huge size or alternatively because cattle have been reported eating its leaves. It had also come to France, the French having collected it in the vicinity of the Mississippi River in Louisiana. Magnolia macrophylla (Bigleaf Magnolia) – This tall tree or shrub (30 to 40 feet) has the largest leaves and blooms of any hardy native North American tree. Its ivory white flowers are 4 inches wide with a lemon scent. It is usually deciduous in the Piedmont and semi-evergreen or evergreen in the remainder of the state. It has small, inconspicuous flowers, light green leaves (6 to 10 inches long) and unusual cucumber-shaped fruit, which turns from a bright green to red in autumn. In 2017 it was decided on the advice of the National Arboretum to cut down and remove the Magnolia because the trunk was in an extremely fragile condition and the supports had been compromised. Magnolia grandiflora, commonly known as the southern magnolia or bull bay, is a tree of the family Magnoliaceae native to the southeastern United States, from Virginia to central Florida, and west to East Texas. It requires acid, well-drained soil, and full sun or partial shade. The leaves are large and deep green, but lack the brown. Deciduous magnolias are also susceptible to powdery mildew. The leaves are green above and brownish underneath. Video of the Day Volume 0% It will grow 20 to 30 feet tall and wide. Unbeknownst to most magnolia owners, the southern magnolia has several different culinary applications. [21], In the United States, southern magnolia, along with sweetbay (Magnolia virginiana) and cucumbertree (Magnolia acuminata), is commercially harvested. Teddy Bear® (PP #13049; ‘Southern Charm’). Many large and very old specimens can be found in the subtropical port cities such as Houston, TX; New Orleans, LA; Mobile, Alabama; Jacksonville, FL; Savannah, GA; Charleston, SC; and Wilmington, NC. Late winter and early summer sprays with horticultural oil will control these scale pests. 'Edith Bogue' was brought to the coastal plain of New Jersey from Florida in the 1920s. As with star magnolia, avoid planting this tree in southern exposures, as bloom will occur earlier. Coumarins and sesquiterpene lactones from Magnolia grandiflora leaves. Joey Williamson, ©2014 HGIC, Clemson Extension. ‘Claudia Wannamaker’ – This is a vigorous grower with a medium broad pyramid form that is more open than ‘Bracken’s Brown Beauty.’ Leaves are dark green with rusty brown undersides. You’re going to love everything about the Magnolia Vine. The Magnolia Vine is truly a superfruit. Evergreen to semi-evergreen in mild climates, the foliage of lanceolate shiny green leaves glimmers in the wind as a result of their silvery undersides. They are typically classified as a follicetum, an aggregate fruit composed of multiple follicles or … Isolation and characterization of the sesquiterpene lactones costunolide, parthenolide, costunolide diepoxide, santamarine, and reynosin from Magnolia grandiflora L. Farouk S. El-Feraly and Yee-Ming Chan, Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, March 1978, Volume 67, Issue 3, pages 347–350, 3,5′-diallyl-2′-hydroxy-4-methoxybiphenyl, 10.2305/IUCN.UK.2014-1.RLTS.T193948A2291865.en, http://www.efloras.org/florataxon.aspx?flora_id=1&taxon_id=200008470, http://bonap.net/MapGallery/County/Magnolia%20grandiflora.png, "Exclusive: Iconic White House tree to be cut down", "White House to cut back magnolia tree planted by Andrew Jackson", "Little Gem vs. Teddy Bear Magnolia Trees", United States Department of Agriculture Plants Profile for, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Magnolia_grandiflora&oldid=992413199, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. The fruit of the little gem magnolia attracts birds. One seedling may not bloom for 15 to 20 years, while another may bloom in three years. USDA Forest Service, General Technical Report SO-16. The flowers are a buttery yellow. The small fruit are green with red seeds. It is also known as 'Teddy Bear', This page was last edited on 5 December 2020, at 03:49. Magnolia tree berries, leaves and flowers are nontoxic. [31] The leaves contain coumarins and sesquiterpene lactones. Immature fruit aggregate (seed cone) developing on an umbrella tree (Magnolia tripetala). The brown buds of Magnolia laevifolia open to white fragrant flowers. The original tree sent to Edith A. Bogue from Florida helped to establish cold-hardy specimens in the Middle Atlantic states from Delaware to coastal Connecticut. It was the oldest tree on the White House grounds and was so famous that it was for decades pictured on the back of the $20 bill as part of a view of the South Front. They may be deciduous, semi-evergreen or evergreen. Magnolias are generally soft-wooded and may be prone to breakage in ice storms. The fruit and seed cones fall in November and December. It can grow to a height of 80 feet with a trunk diameter of four feet. 4 5 Form: Cucumber magnolia is certainly the largest native magnolia in the Midwest. They are dark green, stiff and leathery, and often scurfy underneath with yellow-brown pubescence. Magnolia is resistant to most pests and diseases. Inside the berries, you’ll find the magnolia seeds. The lower side may be light green, or fuzzy and rusty brown. Leaves are medium green on upper and lower sides. ‘Edith Bogue’ – This has a tight pyramidal form (30 feet tall and 15 feet wide). It is composed of elongated, spiny protuberances and individual follicles. There are several cultivars available. Orange Tree. Prune out 3 to 4 inches below where branches are damaged, and burn or dispose of prunings immediately. The species is divided into 3 naturally occurring varieties, M. figo var. The Arbor Day Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit conservation and education organization. Growth Rate: This tree grows at a moderate rate (1 to 1½ feet per year). Those of the latter variety are completely purplish-red to dark purple. 'Ferruginea' has dark-green leaves with rust-brown undersides. • White or Yulan magnolia (subgenus Yulania) is the official flower of the Chinese metropolis Shanghai. Excellent cold and heat tolerance for a magnolia. There are nearly 80 varieties of magnolias, including the southern magnolia that can reach 80 feet tall, the dwarf southern magnolia that only grows about a third of the size of its full-size counterpart, and the star magnolia tree that gets between 15 and 25 feet high. Antimicrobial activity of phenolic constituents of magnolia grandiflora L. Alice M. Clark, Arouk S. El-Feraly, Wen-Shyong Li, Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, August 1981, Volume 70, Issue 8, pages 951–952. Magnolias should be planted in full sun or partial shade. The leaves are medium green. There are several cultivars of banana shrub available. (Late-blooming cultivars are available.) Landscape Use: This shrub/tree is an excellent selection as a specimen, container plant and espalier. Growth Rate: The growth rate is variable, depending on the seedling, but generally it grows at a slow to medium rate (1 to 2 feet yearly), but faster when young. In the northern part of its cultivated growing range, it typically grows as either a 15-20' tall tree with a spreading, open rounded crown or as a shorter, suckering, open, multi-stemmed shrub. Pick up and dispose of fallen twigs to aid in control. A springtime thriller that will add a nice touch to the landscape as the seasons progress. Its specific epithet is derived from the Latin words grandis "big", and flor- "flower". Bigleaf magnolia (M. macrophylla), umbrella magnolia (M. tripetala), Fraser magnolia (M. fraseri), and Ashe magnolia (M. ashei) are medium-size trees with huge leaves and large flowers that appear after the leaves unfurl. They are usually dark, lustrous green on the upper side, but may be light green, fuzzy reddish-brown or even silvery on the lower side. Moonglow® (PP #12065; ‘Jim Wilson’) – This cultivar, named after the late host of the Victory Gardens television show, is more vigorous growing than the species, and has larger flowers. [11][12], Magnolia grandiflora can produce seed by 10 years of age, although peak seed production is achieved closer to 25 years of age. Joey Williamson, ©2014 HGIC, Clemson Extension. Grows to 20 feet tall and 18 feet wide. "Victoria" is a form grown in the Pacific Northwest that is reportedly hardy to -12 F. It has a more open habit and shiny dark green leaves with brown undersides. The ideal soil for most magnolias is rich, porous, acidic (pH 5.5 to 6.5) and well-drained. The leaves are up to 20 inches long, and the flowers are creamy-white and up to 11 inches in diameter. Immature fruit aggregate and large leaves of a bigleaf magnolia (Magnolia macrophylla). Landscape Use: This tree may be used as a lawn specimen, border accent, or patio container plant. p. 196-197. 'Goliath' was developed by Caledonia Nurseries of Guernsey, and has a bushier habit and globular flowers of up to 30 cm (12 in) diameter. In more sheltered habitats, it grows as a large tree, but can be a low shrub when found on coastal dunes. There is a wide range of different Magnolia Trees available, and you can find ones that are hardy all the way from zone 4 to zone 9. All magnolias discussed are adapted to all areas of South Carolina. [16] It was reputedly planted as a seedling taken from Jackson's plantation, The Hermitage in Tennessee. The root system spreads wider than most trees. Landscape Use: The Southern magnolia requires a lot of space, and should be reserved for large properties. Leaves are 1 to 3 feet long, and the fragrant flowers are 10 to 12 inches in diameter. Magnolia grandiflora is a medium to large evergreen tree which may grow 120 ft (37 m) tall. Follow all directions, precautions and restrictions that are listed. For more information on algal leaf spot, please see HGIC 2060, Algal Leaf Spot. Joey Williamson, ©2014 HGIC, Clemson Extension. Although endemic to the evergreen lowland subtropical forests on the Gulf and south Atlantic coastal plain, magnolia grandiflora is widely cultivated in warmer areas around the world. [13], The plant collector Mark Catesby, the first in North America, brought M. grandiflora to Britain in 1726, where it entered cultivation and overshadowed M. virginiana, which had been collected a few years earlier. It has dark green shiny leaves 3-6 in long and 2-4 in wide with brown undersides. 1 Gal. Joey Williamson, ©2014 HGIC, Clemson Extension. [6], Magnolia grandiflora is most commonly known as southern magnolia, a name derived from its range in the Southern United States. Over 150 cultivars have been developed and named, although only 30 to 40 of these still exist and still fewer are commercially propagated and sold. To increase canopy density and flowering, prune aggressive branches after flowering. Banana shrubs are native to China. They are also subject to algal leaf spot. This species grows well in partial shade to full shade. These armored scales cause yellowing of foliage followed by leaf drop and twig dieback. windbreak or street tree where there is plenty of soil space for root expansion. For this reason, transplanting magnolias is difficult, as so much of the root system is lost. In its own category is Oyama magnolia (M. sieboldii), native to western China. Landscape Use: Magnolias may be used as specimens, screens, patio trees, hedges, border accents and even container plants. Useful as an open-branched, multi-trunked large shrub or as a small specimen tree. The soil in the planting bed should be amended with leaf compost at planting. Primarily, black twig borer damage has been diagnosed in the lower half of South Carolina. [15] One of the earliest people to cultivate it in Europe was Sir John Colliton of Exeter in Devon; scaffolding and tubs surrounded his tree, where gardeners propagated its branches by layering, the daughter plants initially selling for five guineas each (but later falling to half a guinea). All recommendations for pesticide use are for South Carolina only and were legal at the time of publication, but the status of registration and use patterns are subject to change by action of state and federal regulatory agencies. Magnolias may not bloom for many years after planting if grown from seed. These beetles typically bore into 1-inch diameter branches and carry with them the ambrosia fungus. M. grandiflora is the state tree of Mississippi and the state flower of Louisiana. The large white flowers (5 to 10 inches) shaded with pink and purple open in March and April (possibly February along the coast) before the leaves appear. Magnolia tree seeds are red in color, and are found in a cone-shaped fruit. Large, white fragrant flowers form in late May on bigleaf magnolia (Magnolia macrophylla). Cut any circling roots, especially if located at the top of the root ball or close to the trunk. Originally developed in 1952 by Steed's Nursery in. Magnolia trees are a lovely addition to any landscape, and it's safe for any yard or garden because it is nontoxic to humans and animals. Late-blooming cultivars are available, although the flowers may not be as showy. This is a hardy tree and a rapid grower and is best used in natural areas. Clemson University Cooperative Extension Service offers its programs to people of all ages, regardless of race, color, gender, religion, national origin, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital or family status and is an equal opportunity employer. Growth Rate: The growth rate of magnolias depends on the species. The magnolia tree is a large genus of about 220 flowering plant species worldwide. Prune after flowering. [19], It is recommended for seashore plantings in areas that are windy but have little salt spray. Mature fruit aggregate (seed cone) of Magnolia grandiflora with pendulous red seeds. Kidney-shaped seed can be red, orange or pink in color. Deciduous magnolias are susceptible to powdery mildew. ‘Bracken’s Brown Beauty’ – This tree is compact and dense, possibly 30 feet tall. The leaves are dark green with a silver underside. We inspire people to plant, nurture, and celebrate trees. This is because the three-inch long flowers are yellow-green in hue and tend to blend in with the trees foliage. Scales may infest foliage and twigs, especially in dry areas where the tree may suffer stress (see above under problems of M. grandiflora). On the West Coast, it can be grown as far north as the Vancouver, B.C., Canada area, though cooler summers on the West Coast slow growth compared to the East Coast. [7] The timber is known simply as magnolia. It prefers moist, acidic, sandy soil, but can’t be submerged. There are about 125 species, some of which are native to the United States. Halls, L. K. 1977. It is a hybrid of M. stellata and M. kobus (from Japan). Prune drooping branches if located near a patio or walkway. Joey Williamson, ©2014 HGIC, Clemson Extension. Laurel magnolia,[6] evergreen magnolia,[4] large-flower magnolia or big laurel are alternative names. It is densely pyramidal, symmetrical and low-branching when young. Sweet Bay Magnolia is native to the coastal areas southeastern United States north along the Atlantic coast to New York. Field-grown trees are best planted in late winter or early spring. Join our mailing list to receive the latest updates from HGIC. The fruit aggregate or seed cone size ranges from 1 to 8 inches. Blooms at an early age. Ornamental Features: The flowers are small (2- to 3-inches in diameter), creamy white and lemon-scented. It can be used as a lawn specimen, screen, or, with smaller, dense cultivars, as a hedge. Saucer magnolia (Magnolia x soulangiana) flowers. [23] Its use in the Southeastern United States has been supplanted by the availability of harder woods.[24]. [18] Since the 1940s, when the tree suffered a gash that caused a large section of its trunk to rot, the tree had been supported by metal poles and cables. All recommendations are for South Carolina conditions and may not apply to other areas. Life Cycle: Woody Country Or Region Of Origin: Ontario to East Central & Eastern U.S.A Fire Risk Rating: low flammability Wildlife Value: Twigs and buds are browsed by white-tailed deer. Brighter Blooms 2 Gal. Joey Williamson, ©2014 HGIC, Clemson Extension. They bloom in May and June; some bloom through September. Oak Tree. Nectarine Tree. The thick, upright branching habit and dense foliage makes Magnolia grandiflora ‘Alta’ almost appear to be a large shrub. Joey Williamson, ©2014 HGIC, Clemson Extension. Problems: This tree has few problems. Preferred soil conditions are as previously mentioned. Ornamental Features: This tree is valued for many features: beautiful, fragrant flowers; dark lustrous leaves; striking fruit and overall size and stature. All are very strongly scented of bananas. Landscape Use: The branches of sweetbay magnolia grow upright, making this tree ideal for outdoor living areas – decks, patios and pools, as well as lawn specimens and border accents. [14] It was glowingly described by Philip Miller in his 1731 work The Gardeners' Dictionary. They are reddish and fuzzy and at maturity, open to expose bright red-orange seeds beginning in the early fall (September through November). New beetles emerge from the twigs in the early spring. [8] It is killed by summer fires, and is missing from habitats that undergo regular burning. Please see HGIC 2049, Powdery Mildew for more information. They are dark green, stiff and leathery, and often scurfy underneath with yellow-brown pubescence. You should never prune more than 1/3 of the tree at once, so always start with branches that are either dying or already dead. These ‘Little Girl’ cultivars are hybrids produced by the US National Arboretum and released in 1968. It is found on the edges of bodies of water and swamps, in association with sweetgum (Liquidambar styraciflua), water oak (Quercus nigra), and black tupelo (Nyssa sylvatica). Mature Height/Spread: Southern magnolia, also known as Bull Bay, is a handsome evergreen tree that will grow 60 to 80 feet tall and 30 to 50 feet wide. Magnolia acuminata (Cucumber Tree) – This is a very large native tree (50 to 70 feet tall, 40 to 60 feet wide). Leaves are shed as new foliage appears. He did not select a type specimen. Cucumber magnolia fruits Figure 16. [21], The leaves are heavy and tend to fall year round from the interior of the crown and form a dense cover over the soil surface,[21] and they have been used in decorative floral arrangements. The trunk and flowers of cucumbertree show its relationship to tulip poplar (Liriodendron), but the fruits are typical of the magnolia family. Star magnolias can be damaged by freeze, although they are not as sensitive to cold as the saucer magnolia. Paw Paw Tree. An early bloomer with large, fragrant, white, double flowers appearing before the foliage emerges in spring. They may be small (3-inch diameter), with thin, strap-shaped petals (star magnolia), or large (12-inch diameter), with wide petals (Southern magnolia). Black twig borer (Xylosandrus compactus) is a small black ambrosia beetle that attacks many species of trees. Saucer magnolia, a hybrid of M. denudata and M. liliifolia, is usually a large, spreading shrub or small, low-branched tree with wide spreading branches. The leaves are simple and broadly ovate, 12–20 cm (4 ⁄4–7 ⁄4 in) long and 6–12 cm (2 ⁄4–4 ⁄4 in) broad, with smooth margins. Debbie Shaughnessy, Former HGIC Information Specialist, Clemson UniversityBob Polomski, PhD, Extension Consumer Horticulturist, Clemson University, Joey Williamson, PhD, HGIC Horticulture Extension Agent, Clemson University. With colorful flowers and an enchanting fragrance, magnolia trees have always been the first love of gardeners. Magnolias are typically pollinated by beetles. Use pesticides only according to the directions on the label. The fuzzy, brown fruit is 3 to 8 inches long. Two extremes are known, with leaves white underneath and with leaves brown underneath. The Arbor Day Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit conservation and education organization. [32] The sesquiterpenes are known to be costunolide, parthenolide, costunolide diepoxide, santamarine, and reynosin. Magnolia trees are handsome flowering evergreens ideal for use as a specimen or in groupings, in straight or staggered rows to create a dense privacy screen, wind block or noise buffer, and are perfect for framing the corners of taller homes and other buildings and entryways. In some species, these seed cones may be distorted in shape or knobby due to irregular flower fertilization. Magnolias are very sensitive to pruning. 'Little Gem', a dwarf cultivar, is grown in more moderate climates, roughly from New Jersey, Maryland and the Virginias southward. [4], Exceptionally large trees have been reported in the far southern United States. 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