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Elizabeth magnolia

Magnolia acuminata 'Elizabeth'

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Characteristics:
This small, deciduous magnolia has striking, pale yellow flowers.

Growing Conditions:
Grows well in sun. Thrives in rich, loamy soil.

Uses:
Ornamental tree, planted for its extravagant showing flowers.

Height:
35' at maturity

Width:
15' at maturity

Shape:
Oval to pyramidal

Flowers:
Large, fragrant, primrose-yellow blooms appear before leaves.

Leaves:
Large, glossy green leaves of heavy texture.

Bark:
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.