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acuminata

Classification

Order: Magnoliales
   Family: Magnoliaceae
            Genus: Magnolia
                        Specie: acuminata

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 100 ft (30 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained, humus-rich, acidic soil

Features: Large oval leaves, blue-green beneath; yellow-green flowers in summer

Uses: Woodland tree Tree for large landscapes Parks Shade tree Foliage tree

Zones: 4?9

Description: From eastern North America, this deciduous tree to 100 ft (30 m) is at first upright and pyramidal but then becomes wide-spreading with age. The largest of the American deciduous magnolias, its common name refers to its unripe fruits that resemble cucumbe

Growth Habit: Wide spreading canopy

Comments:

Growth: Perennial, woody plant with a single stem (trunk), normally greater than 4 to 5 meters (13 to 16 feet) in height; under certain environmental conditions, some tree species may develop a multi-stemmed or short growth form (less than 4 meters or 13 feet in

Duration: Perennial





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