Magnolia acuminata 'Elizabeth'
Full Retail Price: $195 (Why the difference?)
This small, deciduous magnolia has striking, pale yellow flowers.
Grows well in sun. Thrives in rich, loamy soil.
Ornamental tree, planted for its extravagant showing flowers.
35' at maturity
15' at maturity
Oval to pyramidal
Large, fragrant, primrose-yellow blooms appear before leaves.
Large, glossy green leaves of heavy texture.
Smooth bark, pleasing in winter, especially with furry buds.
Cultivar of the Cucumber Tree, which is native to North America. Named for former direstor of the Brooklyn Botanic Garden.