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Sweetbay Magnolia

Sweetbay Magnolia Magnolia virginiana



Average Shipping Height: 6" - 10"
Item #3786
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  • Potted
    1 gallon container
    Member Price $34.99
    Reg. Price $52.50
  • Bare Root
    6" - 10"
    Member Price $8.98
    Reg. Price $13.50
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Cannot ship to AK, AZ, HI
(Potted trees cannot ship to California.)
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Overview

The Sweetbay Magnolia grows in zones 5-9.
While it may not produce as many blooms as other magnolias, the sweetbay magnolia should not be counted out of your landscape plans. This tree flowers late in the spring, avoiding much of the frost that can spoil a blooming tree’s beauty. It also attracts a wide variety of songbirds with its fall fruit.

  • Produces creamy white flowers with light lemon scent
  • Yields scarlet-red seeds, attracting many birds
  • Will be delivered at a height of 6"–10" for bare-root; a height of 2'–4' for 1-gallon pot


Your Tree’s Personality

Mature Height

10'–20'

Mature Spread

10'–20'

Growth Rate

Medium to Fast

Shape

Columnar

Sun Preference

Full Sun, Partial Shade,

Soil Preference

Acidic, Loamy, Moist, Rich, Sandy, Well-drained, Wet,

Wildlife Value

The fruit is eaten by gray squirrels, white-footed mice, turkey and quail as well as a variety of songbirds including vireos, towhees, Northern flicker and blue jays.

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