SelecTree: Tree Detail
SPECIOSA SAUCER MAGNOLIA
Magnolia × soulangeana 'Speciosa'
Photo Locations: Los Angeles County Arboretum - Arcadia CA and Washington Park Arboretum - Seattle, WA
Utility friendly tree.
Branches droop but resist breakage.
Magnolia × soulangiana 'Speciosa'
Rounded or Vase Shape.
Has Deciduous foliage.
Height: 20 - 25 feet.
Width: 20 - 30 feet.
Growth Rate: 24 or More Inches per Year.
Leaves Elliptic, Green, Golden or Yellow or Orange, Deciduous.
Flowers Showy. White. Flowers in Spring or Winter. Has perfect flowers (male and female parts in each flower).
Red Follicle, Large (1.50 - 3.00 inches), fruiting in Spring or Summer.
Bark Gray, Smooth.
Shading Capacity Rated as Low to Moderately Low in Leaf.
Shading Capacity Rated as out of Leaf.
Tree Site Conditions & Constraints
Sunset Zones 2 - 10 and 12 - 24.
USDA Hardiness Zones 5 - 9.
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade.
Well Drained Soil.
Clay, Loam or Sand Texture.
Acidic Soil pH.
Pests & Disease Information
Susceptible to Scales and Weevil, Armillaria, Leaf Spot, Canker and Verticillium.
Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns
Root Damage Potential Rated as Low.
Special Uses & Values
Specimen, Container or Shade Tree.
Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Magnolia × soulangeana 'Speciosa' Tree Record." 1995-2020. Jul 11, 2020.
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