SelecTree: Tree Detail
Photo Locations: Strybing Arboretum - San Francisco, CA
General NotesBlooms approximately 7 years after being grafted.
Has fragrant Flower.
Magnolia sprengeri 'diva'
Erect or Spreading with a Low Canopy.
Oval or Rounded Shape.
Has Deciduous foliage.
Height: To 40 feet.
Width: 30 feet.
Growth Rate: 24 Inches per Year.
Longevity 50 to 150 years.
Leaves Obovate, Medium Green, Bronze or Gold, Deciduous.
Flowers Showy. Fragrant Pink, Rose or White. Flowers in Spring or Winter. Has perfect flowers (male and female parts in each flower).
Brown Follicle, Very Large (Over 3.00 inches), fruiting in Summer.
Shading Capacity Rated as Dense in Leaf.
Shading Capacity Rated as Moderate out of Leaf.
Litter Issue is Flowers.
Tree Site Conditions & Constraints
Sunset Zones 5 - 9 and 14 - 24.
USDA Hardiness Zones 7 - 10.
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade.
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.
None Known Health Hazard.
Special Uses & Values
Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Magnolia sprengeri Tree Record." 1995-2018. Dec 19, 2018.
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