SelecTree: Tree Detail
MAJESTIC BEAUTY SOUTHERN MAGNOLIA
Magnolia grandiflora 'Majestic Beauty'
Photo Locations: Los Angeles County Arboretum - Arcadia, CA
Branches droop but resist breakage.
Has fragrant Flower.
Conical or Rounded Shape.
Has Evergreen foliage.
Height: 40 - 50 feet.
Width: 20 - 25 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.
Bark Brown, Rough.
Shading Capacity Rated as Dense to Very Dense in Leaf.
Litter Issue is Fruit and Leaves.
Tree Site Conditions & Constraints
Sunset Zones 7 - 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 Invasive Shot Hole Borer, Scales, Weevil and Borer, Armillaria, Leaf Spot, Leaf Blight, Scab, Mildew, Canker and Verticillium.
Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns
Root Damage Potential Rated as Low.
Wildlife use Fruit.
Special Uses & Values
Specimen, Shade Tree, Street Tree, Buffer Strip or Screen.
Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Magnolia grandiflora 'Majestic Beauty' Tree Record." 1995-2020. Aug 9, 2020.
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