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Southern Magnolia


Southern Magnolia Tree
The southern magnolia features fruit that is popular with birds and squirrels. They are popular wind-resistant trees and thrive in warm climates. The southern magnolia can be found in Dene Meadow.

Common Name: Southern Magnolia

Scientific Name: Magnolia grandiflora

Origin: Southeastern United States

Family: Magnoliaceae

Size: 60-80' tall, 40' wide

Form: Oval to pyramidal

Culture: Prefer deep, rich, acidic soil with good drainage

Leaves

5"-10" long, dark green, shiny, stiff

Flower

Waxy white, fragrant, up to 12" in diameter

Fruit

3" - 8" long, cone-like, crimson velvet surface

Bark

Light brown to gray, smooth-scaly