'Main Street Magnolia' - Magnolia grandiflora 'Main Street'
Available in 15 Gallon and 30 Gallon
'Main Street' presents a narrower, more conical silhoutte. This evergreen tree has a broadly conical growth habit. Leaves are dark green, leathery, glossy, broadly ovate, to 8 inches long with rusty, hairy undersides. Large fragrant flowers are cup-shaped and creamy white with 9 to 10 petals up to 10 inches across.
Southern magnolia is a large, broad-leafed evergreen tree that can grow 60-90 ft (18-27 m) in height with a trunk up to 2-3 ft (0.6-0.9 m) in diameter. It's trunk is typically straight and erect with spreading branches that form a dense, broadly pyramidal crown. The evergreen leaves are large 5-8 in (13-20 cm) long, leathery and dark glossy green above with rusty, velveteen undersides. Southern magnolia has large, showy white flowers that are 8-12 in (20-30 cm) in diameter. These have a pleasant fragrance and appear throughout the spring and summer. The fruits are reddish-brown conelike structures, 2-4 in (5-10 cm) long, with bright red kidney shaped seeds that hang from little threads when fully mature in autumn.
Culture Light Full sun to partial shade. Moisture Southern magnolia is extremely drought tolerant. It does best, however, in rich, well-drained, acidic soils. Hardiness USDA Zones 7-9. Newer cultivars have extended the range in which the southern magnolia can be grown northward into Zone 5! Propagation Southern magnolia grows rapidly from seed. Cultivars are grafted onto seedlings of the species or started from cuttings.
30 Gallon Main Street Magnolia
Aventura Nursery and Landscape, Inc. email@example.com 10079 County Line Rd. Spring Hill, FL 34608 18332 Ayers Rd. Brooksville, FL 34604 (352) 799-3200 (352) 799-3260