SelecTree: Tree Detail
Magnolia kobus 'Wada's Memory'
Photo Locations: The Morton Arboretum - Lisle, IL and Strybing Arboretum - San Francisco, CA
Blooms at a young age.
Has fragrant Flower.
Erect or Spreading with a Low Canopy.
Has Deciduous foliage.
Height: 25 - 30 feet.
Width: 25 - 35 feet.
Growth Rate: 24 to 36 Inches per Year.
Longevity 50 to 150 years.
Leaves Obovate, Green, Golden or Yellow or Orange, Deciduous.
Flowers Showy. Fragrant White. Flowers in Spring. Has perfect flowers (male and female parts in each flower).
Brown or Pink Follicle, Very Large (Over 3.00 inches), fruiting in Summer.
Bark Light Gray, Smooth.
Shading Capacity Rated as Moderate in Leaf.
Litter Issue is Flowers.
Tree Site Conditions & Constraints
Sunset Zones 2 - 9 and 14 - 24.
USDA Hardiness Zones 5 - 8.
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade.
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, Armillaria.
Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns
Branch Strength Rated as Medium.
Root Damage Potential Rated as Low.
Allergy Health Hazard.
Special Uses & Values
Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Magnolia kobus 'Wada's Memory' Tree Record." 1995-2020. Aug 14, 2020.
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