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Baby Grand magnolia
Magnolia Baby Grand® is compact and evergreen. Golden brown velvety buds open to show these beautiful fragrant creamy white flowers in Spring. The dark green glossy foliage and its growth habit makes it ideal as a hedge, or in a series of large planters. Flowers readily from a young plant.
- Compact and bushy growth habit - 10ft after 12 years
- Fragrant creamy white flowers in spring
- Large dark green glossy evergreen foliage
- Ideal as a hedge, in planters or specimen shrub
Hedging, ornamental specimen, topiary, screening and privacy.
Compact and bushy habit.
5 inch diameter.
10 ft. after 12 years
7 ft. after 12 years
Plant 5 ft apart to create a hedge and up to 7 ft apart for a looser screen.
Hardy in USDA zones 8 - 11. (has been growing in University of Georgia for several years, zone 7b)
Flowers from March to May.
Number Of Flowers
Creamy white flowers.
Dense dark green glossy evergreen foliage. Rosette shaped and opening wider than most of magnolias of same but taller type, provides a great looking bush appearance overall.
Trim to shape after flowering, can be trained to single leader or trimmed as a bush, hedge, topiary or espalier.
Will tolerate full sun to partial shade.
Performs well in a range of soil types, but prefers well worked friable soils; avoid very heavy water logged conditions.
Performs best when given moderate moisture levels over summer, but can handle drier conditions once established. Occasional deep watering recommended.
In a garden situation, feed annually after flowering with a general fertilizer. In a container feed in spring and autumn with a slow release fertilizer.
Not susceptible to diseases.
No major pest issues.
Performs best with good drainage and don't let dry out completely when establishing.