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Plant Characteristics

Bark Color*
  • Gray
Bark Type*
  • Smooth
Cultural Information*
  • Leaf Spot - High Resistance
  • Root Rot - High Resistance
  • Leaf Scorch - High Resistance
  • Powdery Mildew - High Resistance
Flower Color*
  • White
Flower Type*
  • Fragrant
Growth Habit*
  • Ornamental/Medium Growing
  • Upright Growing
Growth Rate*
  • Medium
Leaf Color Fall*
  • Green
Leaf Color Spring*
  • Green
Leaf Color Summer*
  • Green
Leaf Color Winter*
  • Dark Green
  • Green
Leaf Type*
  • Evergreen
Nature Assets*
  • Deer Resistant
  • Attracts Birds
  • Attracts Bees
Plant Type*
  • Tree
Preferred Planting Season*
  • Fall Planting
  • Summer Planting
  • Spring Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
  • Well-Drained
  • Moist
  • Average
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Adapts Well to Most Soil Types
Propagation Methods*
  • Cuttings or Divisions
Season of Interest*
  • Spring
  • Late Summer/Early Autumn
  • Early Spring
  • Winter
  • Year-Round
  • Spring Flowering
  • Summer
  • Fall
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
Sun Exposure*
  • Prefers Full Sun in Northern States
  • Prefers Full Sun in Southern States
Uses*
  • Sound Barrier
  • Landscape Specimen
  • Privacy/Hedge/Living Fence
  • Accent Plant
  • Near Water Gardens or Ponds
  • Wind/Dust Break
  • Provides Shade
 

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

Magnolia is easy to grow and adapts to most conditions. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer. To give your plant the best start possible, we include free fertilizer with every order.

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SWEETBAY MAGNOLIA

Magnolia virginiana 'Sweetbay'

Buy Sweetbay Magnolia online. is a small tree or shrub which has a great display of fragrant white blooms in early summer. In fall, the fruit displays bright red seed. Lustrous dark green leaves are evergreen in Zone 8 and warmer, deciduous in colder climates. Mature size is approximately 20 feet high by 25 feet wide.

Mature Height:

15-20 Feet

Mature Spread:

20-25 Feet

Hardiness Zone:

5-9

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Family: Magnoliaceae · Common Name: Magnolia

FREE with every plant purchased:

  • The Sooner Guarantee: For details, click here!
  • A pre-measured amount of Polyon® Best-Paks time release fertilizer that keeps your plant well nourished for one year.
  • Pre-hydrated Hydro-Gels are included in the top of each container to use when planting as they help retain soil moisture, and plants will establish more quickly with less transplant shock. Plants will also survive drought-like conditions and accidental missed waterings better.
  • Planting and Care Instruction brochure.
  • Catalogs of new and exciting plant brands, such as Garden Debut® and Proven Winners®.

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Eco gallon Potted

SKU: 6296

(2.64 qrts / 2.51 liters)
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$45.00

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5 gallon Potted

SKU: 6589

(4.10 gallons / 15.55 liters)
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$135.00

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Root Pouch 5 gallon

SKU: 14342

(4.22 gallons / 16 liters)
(3-4 ft tall)
(5 units available now - S)

PREORDER EXPECTED READY JULY Grown in Root Pouch®.




$135.00

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Customer Testimonials

I ordered this tree for my husband he absolutely loved it.


Robin
Frostburg, MD
November 2016

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