Name: Magnolia grandiflora (D.D. Blanchard Magnolia)
Size: 40′ – 50′ height x 20′ – 30′ spread
Habit Of Growth: Ovate (Upright as a juvinile)
Light: Full Sun for best density and flowering – will grow in part sun
Soil: Rich, well drained and fertile soil for best growth, but will tolerate a wide range of soils. (Does not tolerate chronically wet and poorly drained soils.)
Water: Moderate for best growth
Cold Tolerance: Zones 7 – 10
Landscape Uses: Street tree – specimen – screen
Special Attributes: Large green glossy leaves with brown pubescence on underside of leaves – large (8″+-) white flowers which are very fragrant.