SelecTree: Tree Detail
Photo Locations: The Morton Arboretum - Lisle, IL and Washington Park Arboretum - Seattle, WA
Utility friendly tree.
Small tree or large shrub with white flowers. Doesn't like poor soils. Prefers partial shade. Protect foliage and flowers from hot full sun, strong winds and cold winter frosts.
Has fragrant Flower.
Magnolia sieboldii subsp. sieboldii
Has Deciduous foliage.
Height: 6 - 15 feet.
Width: 6 - 15 feet.
Growth Rate: 24 or More Inches per Year.
Leaves Elliptic, Green, Golden or Yellow or Orange, Deciduous.
Flowers Inconspicuous. Fragrant White. Flowers in Spring. Has perfect flowers (male and female parts in each flower).
Persistent, Pink Follicle, Large (1.50 - 3.00 inches), fruiting in Summer Wildlife use it.
Shading Capacity Rated as Dense to Very Dense in Leaf.
Shading Capacity Rated as out of Leaf.
Tree Site Conditions & Constraints
Sunset Zones 4 - 9 and 14 - 24.
USDA Hardiness Zones 6 - 9.
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade.
Well Drained Soil.
Loam or Sand Texture.
Acidic to Alkaline Soil pH.
Pests & Disease Information
Susceptible to Armillaria.
Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns
Root Damage Potential Rated as Low.
Attracts Birds and Mammals.
Wildlife use Fruit.
Special Uses & Values
Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Magnolia sieboldii Tree Record." 1995-2021. May 14, 2021.
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