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The Magnolia Tree for the North and the South
Why Southern Magnolia Trees?
Despite its name, the Southern Magnolia isn’t just a southern tree…in fact, it can thrive up north. And it’s versatile – it’s considered an ornamental tree for its iconic blooms and a privacy tree for its large stature and evergreen leaves.
But no matter how you use it, you can count on the Southern Magnolia to last. From its thick, deep green leaves that shine year-round to its steady, strong growth, the Southern Magnolia will thrive for generations, especially since it’s native to the United States. It provides an impressive amount of rich color when many other trees go dormant, offering a sweet place of refuge for birds, squirrels, and rabbits. In fact, it produces cones and small red seeds throughout winter.
And don’t forget its iconic creamy-white flowers. Adorning the tree for months, from May to as late as early fall, the Southern Magnolia’s huge, distinctive blooms are sprawling, revealing a bright white center and a sweet, unforgettable fragrance.
Even better is the fact that all of this beauty is effortless because the Southern Magnolia is cold hardy down to 10 degrees, drought tolerant, thrives in most soil types, and withstands some flooding, making it ideal for the most problematic areas.
Why Fast-Growing-Trees.com is Better
Southern Magnolias sold at your local garden center or nursery often have weaker root systems, smaller blooms, and fewer branches.
But when you order your Southern Magnolia from Fast Growing Trees, you get a healthier root system and fuller branching, ready to bloom soon after it arrives at your door.
We’ve planted, grown and shipped your Southern Magnolia with meticulous care, at your convenience. Now, you reap the rewards of this iconic bloomer for years to come, all hassle-free.
If you’re looking for a big, beautiful tree that arrives healthy, ready to thrive, look no further than the Southern Magnolia Tree. Experience the iconic Southern Magnolia for yourself today!
Planting & Care
1. Planting: Choose a full sun location (6 to 8 hours of sun per day) away from cement sidewalks or driveways. The Southern Magnolia adapts to a variety of soil types but does prefer well-drained areas.
Dig your hole slightly larger than the root system of the plant, 2 to 3 times the width and just as deep as the root ball. Position the tree in the ground and hold the tree straight as you begin to backfill the hole, tamping down as you go to prevent air pockets. Finally, water to settle the soil and apply mulch to conserve moisture.
2. Watering: Water your Southern Magnolia frequently, about once or twice weekly, in the first year of growth. After that, rainfall should be enough for the tree, and you should only have to water during extended periods of drought.
3. Fertilizing: You can feed your tree with a controlled-release fertilizer formula if new growth is noticeably slow. Fertilize in the early spring and follow the application instructions.4. Pruning: Prune your magnolia at the first sign of any dead leaves, branches or flowers in late winter, right before spring. When pruning, remove the branch down to its base. Prune the lower branches as necessary as the tree grows.
Estimated Shipping Time: Most orders ship immediately. As noted on the website, some items are seasonal, and may only ship in spring or fall. Once your order is shipped, you'll receive an email with a tracking number.
|Amount of Order||Shipping Charge|
|Less than $125||$19.95|
|$125 +||FREE SHIPPING!|
|Mature Height:||30-50 ft.|
|Botanical Name:||Magnolia grandiflora 'Bracken's Brown Beauty'|
|Does Not Ship To:||AZ|
|Grows Well In Zones:||7-9 outdoors|
|Your Growing Zone:||#|
Growing Zones: 7-9 outdoors(hardy down to 10℉)
Customer Reviews & Photos
- southern magnolia
I bought 3 southern Magnolia and I love them. They arrive looking healthy and they appear to be doing well.
So far fantastic.
Looks great just watering every day because we are in a heat wave for two months with no rain
Great as always. Will be back for sure
I have tried 2 other mail order nurseries in the past and have always been very disappointed by the quality, size, packaging and few trees or plants have done well. I prepared a good hole and used prescribed procedures and you sent the best specimen I have ever planted. The tree is braced and is starting to open new growth. I have never been more pleased. Any other plants or trees I choose—I will order from you. Thanks for a great quality tree and excellent shipping container.
We ordered it mostly because we did not have a vehicle to bring one home from a nursery. Arrived in less than a week. It arrived beautifully. Packaged impeccably. Incredibly healthy. AND a much better specimen than we had originally seen at the local nursery! Win! Win! I would 100% recommend.