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Magnolia sharpii

Classification

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

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 100 ft (30 m)

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

Features: Wide glossy leaves; fragrant creamy white flowers

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

Zones: 9-11

Description: Native to mountains of southern Mexico at altitudes above 6,500 ft (2,000 m), this is an evergreen tree closely allied to Magnolia grandiflora. In its native forests it reaches 100 ft (30 m) in height, with an erect narrow habit at least in its you

Growth Habit: Erect narrow habit when young

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