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WATERLILY STAR MAGNOLIA
Magnolia stellata 'Waterlily'

Magnolia stellata 'Waterlily' Magnolia stellata 'Waterlily' Magnolia stellata 'Waterlily'

Photo Locations: Huntington Botanical Gardens - San Marino, CA and Strybing Arboretum - San Francisco, CA

General Notes

Utility Friendly Tree Utility friendly tree.

Blooms at a young age.

Has fragrant Flower.

Family: Magnoliaceae

Tree Characteristics

Rounded Shape.

Has Deciduous foliage.

Height: 10 feet.

Width: 12 feet.

Growth Rate: 24 Inches per Year.

Longevity 50 to 150 years.

Leaves Elliptic, Medium Green, Bronze, Gold or Multicolored, Deciduous.

Flowers Showy. Fragrant White. Flowers in Spring or Winter. Has perfect flowers (male and female parts in each flower).

Follicle, Medium (0.50 - 1.50 inches), fruiting in Summer.

Bark Light Gray, Smooth.

Shading Capacity Rated as Moderate in Leaf.

Shading Capacity Rated as Moderate out of Leaf.

Litter Issue is Flowers.

Tree Site Conditions & Constraints

Sunset Zones 2 - 9 and 14 - 24.

USDA Hardiness Zones 5 - 9.

Exposure Full Sun.

Moist Soil.

Loam Texture.

Highly Acidic to Slightly Alkaline Soil pH.

Seaside Tolerance is Good 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

Screen.

Bonsai.

Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Magnolia stellata 'Waterlily' Tree Record." 1995-2018. Oct 17, 2018.
< https://selectree.calpoly.edu/tree-detail/magnolia-stellata-waterlily >

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