magnolia - Magnoliaceae Magnolia sp.

Taxonomy

FamilyMagnoliaceae
GenusMagnolia
Speciessp.
Common Namemagnolia
iTree CodeMA1

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 Icon Simple
Needles0
Bark gray and smooth, older bark may take on scaly or cracked appearance
Budgenerally large gray/green and pubescent (hair) Bud Arrangement Information Icon Alternate
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 zones pH LevelsSalt Tolerance
Min3b Min6.0 SoilIntolerant
Max10a Max7.0 SprayIntolerant

Shade ToleranceDrought ToleranceAllelopathy
Intermediate Intolerant Unknown

Species Status

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