Magnolia stellata – Star magnolia

Magnolia stellata - Star magnolia

Planted lhs of drive Autumn 2007
Updated: pictures in bloom

Bloom Time:
Late Winter/Early Spring
Mid Spring

Family: Magnoliaceae

Genus: Magnolia

Species: stellata

Type: Tree

Height: 10-12 ft. (3-3.6 m)

Spacing: 12-15 ft. (3.6-4.7 m)

Hardiness: USDA Zone 4a to -34.4 °C (-30 °F)

Sun Exposure: Sun

Sun Exposure to: Partial Shade

Bloom Color: Pink, White/Near White

Foliage: Decidious

Soil pH from: 4.6 to 5.0 (highly acidic)

Soil pH to: 5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)

Propagation Methods: From seed; stratify if sowing indoors

Seed: Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds. Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored

Otherdetails: Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

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Is pushing forward with his design of the Karhula gardens. Favorite quote atm 'Rome was not built in a day'