Photo by Melody

PlantFiles: Magnolia, Cucumber Magnolia
Magnolia 'Elizabeth'

Family: Magnoliaceae
Genus: Magnolia (mag-NO-lee-a) (Info)
Cultivar: Elizabeth

Synonym:Magnolia acuminata x M. denudata

3 vendors have this plant for sale.

2 members have or want this plant for trade.


12-15 ft. (3.6-4.7 m)
15-20 ft. (4.7-6 m)

12-15 ft. (3.6-4.7 m)
15-20 ft. (4.7-6 m)

USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 C (-30 F)
USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)
USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)
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:
Sun to Partial Shade


Bloom Color:
Chartreuse (Yellow-Green)

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer
Mid Summer


Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall
From seed; winter sow in vented containers, coldframe or unheated greenhouse

Seed Collecting:
Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds
Remove fleshy coating on seeds before storing
Allow unblemished fruit to ripen; clean and dry seeds
Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Click thumbnail
to view:

By Todd_Boland
Thumbnail #1 of Magnolia  by Todd_Boland

By ViburnumValley
Thumbnail #2 of Magnolia  by ViburnumValley

By sanannie
Thumbnail #3 of Magnolia  by sanannie

By sanannie
Thumbnail #4 of Magnolia  by sanannie

By plantmum
Thumbnail #5 of Magnolia  by plantmum

By Kell
Thumbnail #6 of Magnolia  by Kell

By Kell
Thumbnail #7 of Magnolia  by Kell

There are a total of 30 photos.
Click here to view them all!


1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

Positive kms4me2 On Jan 7, 2005, kms4me2 from Lindstrom, MN wrote:

Very large pale yellow flowers, nice fragrance. A late bloomer for a magnolia, blooms at a young age (2 years after transplanting a 5' plant). Has proven to be very hardy.


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

East Palo Alto, California
Napa, California
San Leandro, California
Dunnellon, Florida
Poplar Grove, Illinois
Clermont, Kentucky
Georgetown, Kentucky
Lexington, Kentucky
Louisville, Kentucky
Nicholasville, Kentucky
Taylorsville, Kentucky
Versailles, Kentucky
Detroit, Michigan
Lindstrom, Minnesota
Brewster, New York
Brooklyn, New York
Raleigh, North Carolina
Tallmadge, Ohio
Toronto, Ontario
Lebanon, Oregon
Meshoppen, Pennsylvania
Leesville, South Carolina

We recommend Firefox
Overwhelmed? There's a lot to see here. Try starting at our homepage.

[ Home | About | Advertise | Media Kit | Mission | Featured Companies | Submit an Article | Terms of Use | Tour | Rules | Privacy Policy | Contact Us ]

Back to the top

Copyright © 2000-2015 Dave's Garden, an Internet Brands company. All Rights Reserved.

Hope for America