£47.50 – £65.00
Gift Wrap (£2.75)
Acidic, Clay, Most soils, Well-drained
Hardy (Cold winter)
Flowering in Apr, Mar
Height (when grown)
The star magnolia is one of the earliest magnolias to bloom in March and April giving much pleasure with its profusion of fragrant many white flowers opening from silky buds. The deep green leaves are an attractive elegant narrow shape. A compacted rounded specimen, usually wider than high.
They need a sunny or partial shady sheltered spot and prefer a neutral to acid fertile, well-drained soil. They will tolerate most soils provided it is humus rich. Plenty of organic matter should be dug into the soil before planting. During its youth, weed, mulch and compost in spring.
A very beautiful shrub-like tree, it can be grown successfully in a small garden or container. Slow growing, the height in maturity seldom reaches 3m x 3m / 10ft x 10ft.
Other Varieties Available
Rosea ~ Flowers for this variety will emerge pink buds to palest pink to white when opening.
Waterlily ~ Larger than usual white flowers in March & April.
Symbolism, Folklore & Old Wives Tales
A Magnolia is a Symbol of Beauty and Sweetness. Its Planet is Venus and its Power is Fidelity.
The tree is watered before being carefully packed by one of our experienced staff on site. It comes in a cardboard box lined with straw. (We try to use as much recycling material as possible) The box is addressed to the customer or a specified name and address and sent out overnight delivery to arrive on requested dates.
Please note the size of the tree that you are ordering, as our trees are provided for our clients to plant themselves, which may appear at a small size rather than the fully grown tree as shown in the photos.
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