How do I plant a magnolia seed?

Answer Gather and RefrigerateCollect your seed. Gather the magnolia's cone-like fruits in September or October and dry them in the open air for a few days until you can shake the seeds from them, accordin... Read More »

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How to Grow a Southern Magnolia Tree From a Seed?

The grand dame of Southern gardens, the southern magnolia is an evergreen beauty; even its scientific name, Magnolia grandiflora, is majestic. Native to the U.S., it can grow to 80 feet tall with l... Read More »

How do I start magnolia trees from cuttings& seed?

Stem CuttingsTake softwood stem cuttings only in the late spring when the magnolia is actively growing. Remove the stem from the magnolia tree with a sharp blade. Include several nodes on the stem.... Read More »

How do I plant a magnolia x. Jane?

LocationPlant magnolia x. Jane in a location with morning sun and some light afternoon shade. Because this hybrid magnolia grows to about 15 feet, afternoon shade provided by a larger tree is idea... Read More »

How do I plant magnolia seeds?

PreparationClean the seed by leaving it overnight in warm water. In the morning, rub the seed against a screen or dish cloth to clean off the flesh. Plant the seed immediately after you clean it.Pl... Read More »