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HOUPU MAGNOLIA
Magnolia officianalis

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Photo Locations: Hoyt Arboretum - Portland, OR and Strybing Arboretum - San Francisco, CA

General Notes

Blooms at approximately 15 years of age. Leaves to 18 inches.

Has fragrant Flower.

Native to China.

Family: Magnoliaceae

Tree Characteristics

Erect or Spreading with a High Canopy.

Oval Shape.

Has Deciduous foliage.

Height: 65 feet.

Width: 40 feet.

Growth Rate: 24 Inches per Year.

Longevity 50 to 150 years.

Leaves Obovate, Medium Green, Bronze or Gold, Deciduous.

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

Red Follicle, Very Large (Over 3.00 inches), fruiting in Fall.

Shading Capacity Rated as Moderately Dense in Leaf.

Shading Capacity Rated as Moderate out of Leaf.

Litter Issue is Flowers.

Tree Site Conditions & Constraints

Sunset Zones 4 - 9 and 14 - 21.

USDA Hardiness Zones 8.

Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade.

Moist Soil.

Clay, Loam or Sand Texture.

Highly Acidic to Neutral 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 Moderate.

None Known Health Hazard.

Attracts Birds.

Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Magnolia officianalis Tree Record." 1995-2017. Dec 16, 2017.
< http://selectree.calpoly.edu/tree-detail/magnolia-officianalis >

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