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Zones: 5/6 to 8
Mature Height: 35 feet
Mature Spread: 30 feet
The Oriental Yulan Magnolia is widely found planted around temples in the Far East, an thus it is also known as the 'Temple Magnolia'. The 8-inch, white, fragrant flowers emerge before leaf break. Stunning when in bloom. Habit becomes more open, spreading and horizontal with age. Native to central China.
When choosing a location, keep in mind that the Oriental Yulan Magnolia has a medium to fast growth rate. It grows up to 35 feet in height and 30 feet in spread. It can be planted in zones 5/6 to 8. Prefers sun or partial shade and moist, well-drained soil.
How To Start These Seeds:
Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours
Stratification: Cold stratify for 120 days
Germination: Can be sown outdoors in the fall for spring germination, sow seed 1/4 inch deep, tamp the soil, keep moist, mulch the seed bed
Seed Count Per Packet:
This packet contains 15 hand-sorted, high-quality seeds.
If refrigerated upon receipt, these seeds can be stored for up to a year before you decide to use them.