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GALAXY HYBRID MAGNOLIA
Magnolia × 'Galaxy'

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Photo Locations: Los Angeles County Arboretum - Arcadia, CA, Hoyt Arboretum - Portland, OR and The National Arboretum - Washington, DC

General Notes

Blooms at a young age.

Has fragrant Flower.

Family: Magnoliaceae

Tree Characteristics

Oval, Rounded or Vase Shape.

Has Deciduous foliage.

Height: 30 - 35 feet.

Width: 15 - 20 feet.

Growth Rate: 24 Inches per Year.

Longevity 50 to 150 years.

Leaves Oblong to Ovate, Medium to Light Green, Bronze or Gold, Deciduous.

Flowers Showy. Fragrant Purple. Flowers in Spring or Summer. Has perfect flowers (male and female parts in each flower).

Green to Brown Follicle, Large (1.50 - 3.00 inches), fruiting in Summer or Fall.

Bark Light Brown, Smooth.

Shading Capacity Rated as Dense in Leaf.

Shading Capacity Rated as Moderate out of Leaf.

Tree Site Conditions & Constraints

Sunset Zones 3 - 9 and 14 - 24.

USDA Hardiness Zones 5 - 9.

Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade.

Moist Soil.

Clay, Loam or Sand Texture.

Highly Acidic to Slightly Alkaline Soil pH.

Seaside Tolerance is Good to Medium in Mild Zone.

Pests & Disease Information

Susceptible to Aphids, Scales and Spider Mites.

Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns

Branch Strength Rated as Medium.

Root Damage Potential Rated as Low.

None Known Health Hazard.

Attracts Birds.

Special Uses & Values

Screen.

Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Magnolia × 'Galaxy' Tree Record." 1995-2017. Dec 11, 2017.
< http://selectree.calpoly.edu/tree-detail/magnolia-×-galaxy >

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