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Common Name: Bigleaf Magnolia      Latin Name: Magnolia macrophylla      Size: 20 (min) to 35 (max)
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I have three of Big Leaf Magnolias these growing in my yard two of which are about 25 years old and one about 7 or 8 years old.I stared these from seeds however I have been trying ever since to get more to grow from the seeds of all 3 treeswithout any sucess at all. Ive tried several approaches from freezing to heating them etc but no luck so far.Can anyone one offer a suggestion
where to buy and rate of growth
I was wondering where I could purchase Magnolia Macrophylla near Charlotte, NC
I have been trying to find these to purchase. Unsuccessfully of course. Please let me know if you have a source. Thanks Yvette
I live in central illinois.thanksmark
Does anyone know of commercial sources for the bigleaf magnolia a.k.a. magnolia macrophylla.Specially plants only.
I have seen some at Natorps in cincinnati. How big and how many are you looking forSteve
I am looking for a big leaf magnolia magnolia macrophylla between 10 and 20 feet tall
looking for a 10-15 ft big leaf magnolia.
looking for a 10-15 ft big leaf magnolia.
Mary,Springhouse Gardens either caries these plants or has direct access to a supplier friend of mine who I know has all three. You may want to contact Richard and speak with him directly. Thanks,Steve
Does anyone know where I can find one of these in Philly/Wilmington DE area Many thanks for any suggestions....
John,We have been sharing seed with a nursery near Cleveland and I know he has it. You might try Ammon Nursery or Natorps. If not let me know and I will see what we can find.
Katherine,Sorry for the late response. I would try to look up Richard. He may be able to locate one for you. http//www.thedch.org/activities-events/rare-plant-auction/celebrated-plant-expert Steve
I have had success germinating macrophylla with the following steps as prescribed by William Cullina in his book 1 I collect the seeds as they turn bright red and pop out of the seed pod, 2 soak the seeds for 1-2 days in water, then rub off the red seed coat, 3 scarify lightly one side of the brown seed with fine sand paper, 4 sow immediately outdoors in a flat and cover with screen to keep rodents out, 5 80-90 of the seeds germinate in April-May that spring.
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Magnolia macrophylla
Maximum Height: 35 feet

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Category: Tree
Family: Magnoliaceae
Genus: Magnolia
species: macrophylla
Origin:
Size: 20 (min) to 35 (max)
Size Description: small to medium tree
Notes: One of two specimens at Spring Grove Cemetery
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Full Sun Tolerance:star ratingstar ratingstar ratingstar ratingstar ratingPerforms WellSee other plants that like full sun.
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Bloom history: (Recorded in Cincinnati, Ohio, unless otherwise noted)5/9/2007 until 5/21/2007 See other plants that bloom at this time.
Plant Images and Specimens
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Location: Spring Grove Cemetery
Photo Credit: Steve Foltz

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Location: Spring Grove Cemetery
Photo Credit: Steve Foltz

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#1
Location: Spring Grove Cemetery
Photo Credit: Steve Foltz

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#1
Location: Spring Grove Cemetery
Photo Credit: Steve Foltz

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#2
Location: Spring Grove Cemetery
Photo Credit: Steve Foltz

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Winter Form
Location: Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati
Age: Old
Photo Credit: R. Scott Beuerlein

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Foliage
Location: Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati
Age: Old
Photo Credit: R. Scott Beuerlein

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Summer Form
Location: Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati
Age: Old
Photo Credit: R. Scott Beuerlein
Season: Summer
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Beautiful Young Tree
Location: Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Gardens
Age: Young
Photo Credit: R. Scott Beuerlein
Season: Summer
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Fruit
Photo Credit: Ernie Weigand
Season: Fall
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Fruit
Photo Credit: Ernie Weigand
Season: Fall
Location: Spring Grove Cemetery 4521 Spring Grove Ave Cincinnati OH 45232
Specimen: 416
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Location: Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati
Photo Credit: Steve Foltz

Location: Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Gardens 3400 Vine Street Cincinnati OH 45220
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: 39.144778683333300 Longitude: -84.509806350000000] Specimen: 1345
Location: Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Gardens 3400 Vine Street Cincinnati OH 45220
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: 39.144966483333300 Longitude: -84.510357683333300] Specimen: 1356
Location: National Arboretum 3501 New York Avenue Northeast Washington DC 20002
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: 38.911570516666700 Longitude: -76.959433400000000] Specimen: 1599
Location: Riverbanks Zoo and Garden 500 Wildlife Parkway Columbia SC 29210
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: 34.009808330000000 Longitude: -81.074144250000000] Specimen: 3052
Location: Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Gardens 3400 Vine Street Cincinnati OH 45220
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: 39.145190180000000 Longitude: -84.510226760000000] Specimen: 3591
Location: Spring Grove Ave. between Beech and Vine 5304 Spring Grove Avenue Cincinnati OH
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: 39.168024740000000 Longitude: -84.528475380000000] Specimen: 8771
Location: Christchurch Botanic Gardens Rolleston Ave Christchurch NONE New Zealand
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: -43.532342020000000 Longitude: 172.626672070000000] Specimen: 9210
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Location: Christchurch Botanic Gardens Rolleston Ave

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