SelecTree: Tree Detail

BRACKEN'S BROWN BEAUTY SOUTHERN MAGNOLIA
Magnolia grandiflora 'Bracken's Brown Beauty'

General Notes

Branches don't droop and resist breakage.

Has fragrant Flower.

Family: Magnoliaceae

Tree Characteristics

Oval Shape.

Has Evergreen foliage.

Height: 30 - 50 feet.

Width: 15 - 20 feet.

Growth Rate: 12 to 36 Inches per Year.

Leaves Elliptic, Green, No Change, Evergreen.

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

Red or Brown Follicle, Large to Very Large (1.50 to 3.00 or more inches), fruiting in Summer or Fall Wildlife use it.

Shading Capacity Rated as Dense to Very Dense in Leaf.

Litter Issue is Fruit and Leaves.

Tree Site Conditions & Constraints

Sunset Zones 4 - 12 and 14 - 24.

USDA Hardiness Zones 7 - 9.

Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade.

Wet but Well Drained Soil.

Clay, Loam or Sand Texture.

Acidic to Alkaline Soil pH.

Pests & Disease Information

Susceptible to Scales, Weevil and Borer, Leaf Spot, Leaf Blight, Scab, Mildew, Canker and Verticillium.

Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns

Root Damage Potential Rated as Low.

Attracts Birds.

Wildlife use Fruit.

Special Uses & Values

Specimen, Screen, Buffer Strip or Street Tree.

Espalier.

Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Magnolia grandiflora 'Bracken's Brown Beauty' Tree Record." 1995-2017. Dec 11, 2017.
< http://selectree.calpoly.edu/tree-detail/magnolia-grandiflora-brackens-brown-beauty >

This tree is not part of the SelecTree Nursery Connection. If you would like to see this tree listed, or know of a nursery that sells it, please contact us at ufei@calpoly.edu.