Magnolia Trees

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Royal Star Magnolia Tree

Sunlight: Full-Partial

Growth Rate: Slow

Starting at $49.95

40 reviews
Growing Zones: 4-9
Jane Magnolia

Sunlight: Full-Partial

Growth Rate: Moderate

Starting at $89.95

214 reviews
Growing Zones: 4-8
Up to 20% off Little Gem Magnolia Tree
Little Gem Magnolia Tree

Sunlight: Full Sun

Growth Rate: Moderate

Starting at $79.95

115 reviews
Growing Zones: 7-9
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Southern Magnolia

Sunlight: Full Sun

Growth Rate: Moderate

Starting at $119.95

86 reviews
Growing Zones: 7-9
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Ann Magnolia

Sunlight: Full Sun

Growth Rate: Moderate

Starting at $59.95

36 reviews
Growing Zones: 4-9
Magnolia 'Butterflies' Tree

Sunlight: Full-Partial

Growth Rate: Moderate

Starting at $129.95

45 reviews
Growing Zones: 4-9
Up to 20% off Sweetbay Magnolia Tree
Sweetbay Magnolia Tree

Sunlight: Full Sun

Growth Rate: Moderate

Starting at $59.95

82 reviews
Growing Zones: 5-10

A true Southern gem.

Magnolia Trees

The Grand Magnolia Tree is one of two trees that symbolizes the South perfectly. With its large glossy foliage and sweet fragrant blooms, Magnolia Trees will add a touch of elegance to any yard that it rests in. It thrives in zones 7 through 9, however, there are a few that can thrive in zone 4.

When Do Magnolia Trees Bloom?

As you may know, all Magnolia Trees do not bloom at the same time. Some may bloom in early spring and some bloom in early summer. This also goes for their flowering season as well. A flowering season is how long a plant will keep their blooms. For instance, the Little Gem, also known as the Southern, usually begins blooming in May or late June. Summer-flowering Magnolias usually bloom for two to threes while spring Magnolias bloom for one to 2 weeks.

Magnolia Type: Little Gem
Growing Zone 7-9
Mature Height 15 to 25 feet
Annual Growth 1 to 2 feet
Spacing 15-20ft
Flowering Season 2 to 3 weeks of blooms, from May through June and early fall.
Sun Requirements Full Sun: 6 hours
Characteristics Large, cream to white flowers and amazing fragrance.
Magnolia Type: Sweetbay
Growing Zone 4-8
Mature Height 30 to 5 feet
Annual Growth 2 feet
Spacing 10-20
Flowering Season 1 to 2 weeks of blooms in spring and summer.
Sun Requirements Full Sun: 6 hours
Characteristics Sweet, lemony scent with leaves and twigs with a spicy fragrance.
Magnolia Type: Jane Magnolia
Growing Zone 5-10
Mature Height 10 to 15 feet
Annual Growth 2 feet
Spacing 8-10
Flowering Season 1 to 2 weeks of blooms in spring and summer.
Sun Requirements Full Sun: 6 hours
Characteristics Thick leaves and tulip-like pink and white blooms.
Magnolia Type: Magnolia Butterfly
Growing Zone 4-9
Mature Height 15 to 25 feet
Annual Growth 2 feet
Spacing 15-20
Flowering Season 1 to 2 weeks of blooms in spring and summer
Sun Requirements Full Sun: 6 hours
Characteristics Vibrant yellow fragrant blooms.

How to Plant Magnolia Trees

Some Magnolia Trees require some space in order to flourish abundantly. For instance, the Sweetbay Magnolia Tree will need more space, while the Jane Magnolia, one of the smaller varieties, will grow to a mature height of just about 10 to 15 feet tall. The suggested spacing for this tree would be 8 to 10 feet apart.

When it comes to planting your Magnolia, there’s not much that you actually have to do, luckily. Keep in mind that it prefers to be planted in an area that gets 6 hours of full afternoon sun per day. It can also tolerate 3 to 6 hours of early afternoon sun too, but you will see more results if planted in full sun. If you live in the south, then you should plant your tree in the fall, when it’s cool, to develop strong roots faster. If you live up north, then you should plant your tree in the spring when it’s not too cold, but not too hot, so that those roots can get strong quicker! Apply mulch around the surface of the tree to lock in any moisture.

Magnolia Trees

When to Prune Magnolia Trees

Prune your Magnolia Trees when they're dormant, in winter or early spring. Either way, you want to wait until blooms have faded for the season. Evergreen Magnolias that bloom in late summer or fall will be pruned during the middle of spring or end of spring.

When you do prune, you won't have to do much! Simply prune for shaping and to let light into the tree's canopy. Make your cuts at a 45-degree angle and use clean, sterilized pruning shears. You may also remove dead, damaged or diseased areas throughout the year.

Magnolia Trees