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Magnolia hypoleuca


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

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 100 ft (30 m)

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

Features: Large light green leaves, blue-green beneath; fragrant, creamy white, pink-tinged flowers in summer

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

Zones: 6?9

Description: From moist mountainous forests of Japan, this is a deciduous broadly columnar tree to 100 ft (30 m) tall which is traditionally cultivated for its timber. The 18 in (45 cm) long leaves are light green and waxy with a furry blue-green underside. Leaf stalk

Growth Habit: Broad columnar habit

Comments: Prefers moist shaded sites

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