magnolia - Magnoliaceae Magnolia spp.

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Taxonomy

FamilyMagnoliaceae
GenusMagnolia
Speciesspp.
Common Namemagnolia
iTree CodeMAGNO

Plant Form

FormTree or shrub: species dependent
Height0 feet
Spread0 feet
DeciduousYes

Identification Description

Foliageleaf shape various within genus, generally obovate to oblong, leaves may exhibit a slightly wavy appearance, with a smooth edge (entire margin)Leaf Type Information IconSimple
Needles0
Bark gray and smooth, older bark may take on scaly or cracked appearance
Budgenerally large gray/green and pubescent (hair)Bud Arrangement Information IconAlternate
Twiggray, smooth, moderately stout
Flowergenerally showy display throughout entire canopy, white, pink, purple solitary flowers
Fruitlarge, ovoid fruit containing red seeds
Fall Colorvaries with species

Site Characteristics

USDA Zones   info for zonespH LevelsSalt Tolerance
Min3bMin6.0SoilIntolerant
Max10aMax7.0SprayIntolerant

Shade ToleranceDrought ToleranceAllelopathy
IntermediateIntolerantUnknown

Species Status

Nebraska Native
U.S. NativeYes Check
Region of OriginAsia, Canada, United States