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PlantFiles: Japanese Bigleaf Magnolia, Whitebark Magnolia
Magnolia hypoleuca

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Family: Magnoliaceae
Genus: Magnolia (mag-NO-lee-a) (Info)
Species: hypoleuca (hy-poh-LOO-kuh) (Info)

Synonym:Magnolia obovata

One vendor has this plant for sale.

2 members have or want this plant for trade.

Category:
Trees

Height:
30-40 ft. (9-12 m)
over 40 ft. (12 m)

Spacing:
20-30 ft. (6-9 m)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade
Light Shade
Partial to Full Shade

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
Pale Yellow
Cream/Tan

Bloom Time:
Mid Summer
Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:
Deciduous

Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Flowers are fragrant
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings

Soil pH requirements:
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall
From seed; stratify if sowing indoors

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive Evert On Oct 18, 2002, Evert from Helsinki
Finland (Zone 4b) wrote:

Nice big-leaved Magnolia species, native to Japan/North East Asia. I bought mine from Zeta Trdgrd in Sweden on July 2002 - not sure will it make the winter here in Finland. I have to cover it well...

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

San Leandro, California
Hydes, Maryland



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