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Magnolia Tree Category contains many pictures of Magnolia Trees, photos of flowering Magnolia Trees, list of types of magnolia trees, facts and Magnolia references.
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Magnolia tree is a great stand alone flowering tree or as a landscape tree to build a garden around.
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Magnolia Tree, Facts about Magnolia Trees
Magnolia trees bear flowers in shades of pink, red, purple or yellow depending on the variety. There are over 150 species of magnolia trees that are commonly found in North America.
Magnolias: The popularity of the magnolia tree as a landscape tree can be attributed to the magnolias large fragrant blossoms that appear early Spring before the leaves unfold.
Scientific Name: Magnolia x Soulangiana
Magnolia Flowers: Chinese Tulip
Large white and pink, cup-shaped flowers appear in spring before summer foliage. Deep green, summer foliage turns brown in fall.
Magnolia Tree Shrub Needs
Light: Partial shade to full sun
Magnolia Tree: Care, Trivia, Reference, Comments
Magnolia Care: Blossoms
Spring's fragrant tulip shaped flowers come in colors of deep rose, most common, maroon and/or white. The Magnolia blossoms are referred to, by some, as cup or saucer shaped.
Why are the Tulip Magnolia flowers one of the first booms we see in Spring?
The Tulip Magnolia produces it's large leaf like blossoms before the green magnolia leaves develop. In spring, one sees its beautiful colorful pink blooms on the branches of the tree without the leaves hiding its beautiful flowers.
Be careful not to mow or use a weed eater too close to your magnolia tree as nicks and cuts in the bark can make it susceptible to disease and pests.
Magnolia Tree Care
The petals of the Tulip Magnolia are oily to the touch. When they fall from the tree, the blooms need to be picked up on regular 1-2 day basis to prevent the magnolia flowers from killing your grass.
Magnolia Tree Disease
Magnolia scale is a large insect native to North America. These insects can kill the Magnolia tree if left untreated. Horticultural oils should be applied to scale-infested magnolia trees in August, November and March.
Magnolia Tree Trivia
The State of Mississippi adopted the magnolia as its official state tree based on the overwhelming results from a vote taken by school children.
No specific Magnolia species was specified, but many look to the Southern Magnolia (Magnolia grandiflora) as Mississippi's state tree.
Mississippi Legislature designated the Magnolia as the official State Tree on April 1, 1938.
The State of Mississippi has many magnolia trees and is nicknamed
Magnolia Tree Symbolism
The magnolia tree symbolizes something long lasting and dear to the heart.
Magnolia trees bloom from April to June. First flowers appear 7 years after planting. Flowers last two to three weeks before dropping. It is important to rake up the petals as they fall because leaving them to pile up and decompose may damage your lawn.
Magnolia flowers release a sugary scent which attracts bees. The pollen is rich with proteins that the bees use as food. Bees are the number one pollinators of magnolias.
The Magnolia flower was designated the state flower of Louisiana in 1900's.
Magnolias are a great flower to include in a bouquet as it has a floral meaning of nobility.
Houston, Texas is nicknamed "Magnolia City" due to the vast number of magnolia trees growing within the city.
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