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Learn about different Magnolia varieties to find out which one is perfect for your landscape. Follow these simple steps and your trees will thrive.

Magnolia Trees: Facts and Care

Learn about different Magnolia varieties to find out which one is perfect for your landscape. Follow these simple steps and your trees will thrive.

Magnolia, Southern
Common Name: Southern Magnolia
Magnolia grandiflora
Tree Size: Large
Leaf Type: Evergreen
Comments:
Plant in well drained soil and let limbs grow to the ground. Some cultivars tolerate alkalinity.

Magnolia, Southern Common Name: Southern Magnolia Magnolia grandiflora Tree Size: Large Leaf Type: Evergreen Comments: Plant in well drained soil and let limbs grow to the ground. Some cultivars tolerate alkalinity.

Magnolia Tree at Belle Meade, Nashville

Magnolia Tree at Belle Meade, Nashville

I would love a Magnolia tree...oh well, perhaps in another "climate" lifetime. Mississippi magnolia

Magnolia tree- want for the front yard. These smell amazing. There is a magnolia tree growing near our old house. I remember how wonderful the flowers smelled when we would take walks in the spring

Saucer Magnolia  tree, to plant in my front yard! (Aka tulip tree or Chinese magnolia)

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Saucer Magnolia tree, to plant in my front yard! (Aka tulip tree or Chinese magnolia) I am going to plant this in my front yard

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Grumpy Gardener's Guide to Magnolia Trees

Magnolia's - it's a Southern thing. I had a tree in my front yard growing up. Beautiful tree but I hated "mowin" around it and goin' over those dang roots!

Magnolia tree - when the flowers blossom and the petals fall, it is just breathtakingly beautiful.

Saucer Magnolia tree - when the flowers blossom and the petals fall, it is just breathtakingly beautiful.

Saucer Magnolia tree. Can't wait for mine to start blooming! We have one;we love it but it gets bigger than we thought. Make sure you have plenty of room for the base also.

This mighy be a pretty curb appeal option. Can't wait for mine to start blooming!we love it but it gets bigger than we thought. Make sure you have plenty of room for the base also.

Magnolia - Flowering Southern Trees You Need to Plant Now - Southernliving. The massive flowers of the Southern magnolia have become iconic in our region. It’s the state flower of Mississippi and Louisiana and for good reason—it stuns year round. The blooms are wonderfully fragrant and borne among their leaves as opposed to the ends of the branches.

Flowering Southern Trees You Need to Plant Now

Magnolia - Flowering Southern Trees You Need to Plant Now - Southernliving. The massive flowers of the Southern magnolia have become iconic in our region. It’s the state flower of Mississippi and Louisiana and for good reason—it stuns year round. The blooms are wonderfully fragrant and borne among their leaves as opposed to the ends of the branches.

growing magnolia trees

How to Grow Magnolia Trees

Choose the correct variety to successfully grow magnolia trees with a species adapted to your climate. Learn more about growing magnolia trees.

Southern Magnolia: As iconically Southern as sweet tea and bluegrass bands, this native broadleaf evergreen tree is a landscape staple across the region.

50 State Flowers to Grow Anywhere

6 Southern Magnolia: As iconically Southern as sweet tea and bluegrass bands, this native broadleaf evergreen tree is a landscape staple across the region.