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Freeman Magnolia Magnolia x 'Freeman'

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mag-NO-lee-ah
Description

This large Southern Magnolia cultivar 'Freeman' has large flowers with a pleasant  sweetbay fragrance, sweet and lemony. This magnolia grows tall, up to 60 to 80 feet but takes years to reach that height. It has large blooms in the spring and may have repeat flowering in the summer. The tree shape is columnar but still grows quite wide from 30 to 50 feet at full maturity. 

The tree provides cover for many kinds of wildlife among the branches and under the spreading cover of the tree. 

 

 

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Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#evergreen#full sun tolerant
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#evergreen#full sun tolerant
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Magnolia
    Family:
    Magnoliaceae
    Wildlife Value:
    Wildlife value as cover.
    Dimensions:
    Height: 60 ft. 0 in. - 80 ft. 0 in.
    Width: 30 ft. 0 in. - 50 ft. 0 in.
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Tree
    Woody Plant Leaf Characteristics:
    Broadleaf Evergreen
    Habit/Form:
    Columnar
    Growth Rate:
    Medium
    Maintenance:
    Low
    Texture:
    Medium
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Soil pH:
    Acid (<6.0)
    Soil Drainage:
    Good Drainage
    Moist
    Available Space To Plant:
    more than 60 feet
    NC Region:
    Coastal
    Mountains
    Piedmont
    USDA Plant Hardiness Zone:
    6b, 6a, 7b, 7a, 8b, 8a
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    White
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Spring
    Summer
    Flower Size:
    3-6 inches
  • Leaves:
    Woody Plant Leaf Characteristics:
    Broadleaf Evergreen
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Leaf Feel:
    Leathery
    Leaf Type:
    Simple
    Leaf Arrangement:
    Alternate
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Length:
    3-6 inches
    Leaf Width:
    1-3 inches
    Leaf Description:
    The leaf is simple in shape and has a leathery feel to it. It is dark green in color.
  • Bark:
    Bark Color:
    Dark Brown
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No