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Southern Magnolia

Magnolia grandiflora

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Southern magnolias are not available through the Tree Montgomery Shade Tree program. This tree profile is for information only. The southern magnolia is a slow-growing evergreen tree. The leaves are leathery and dark green, with the underside of the leaves covered with a soft rusty-colored fuzz. The leaves can be used for mulch around the tree. The large white flowers are fragrant and as big as the leaves, up to 8 inches across.

 Tree Height 
 Mature Crown Spread 
Mature
Tree Height
60-80 FT
Mature
Crown Width
30-50 FT
Growth
Per Year
<1-2 FT

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