Sweetbay Magnolia Magnolia virginiana
Cannot ship to
AK, AZ, HI
(Potted trees cannot ship to California.)
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 1'-3' for 1-gallon pot
Your Tree’s Personality
Medium to Fast
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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