How to Plant & Take Care of Magnolia Grandiflora?

Answer The southern magnolia--or Magnolia grandiflora--is the iconic native tree of the American South. It is known for its graceful shape; large, glossy, leathery leaves; and very large, sweet smelling f... Read More »

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How do I care for a magnolia tree plant?

PreparationChoose a site that is large enough for your magnolia. Magnolia trees can reach 10 to 15 feet in diameter, and don't appreciate crowding or moving. Choose a site that will offer enough lo... 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 »

How do I plant a magnolia seed?

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 »