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65.‘Superstar’ Magnolia

Magnolia x loebneri ‘Superstar’

 

Tree Details

Hardiness zone:
 4 – 9
Height:
20 – 30
Spread:
slightly greater than
Habit:
Rounded to broad rounded
Light:
Best in sun or partial shade
Soil:
Rich, acidic and well-drained soil preferable
Flowers:
pink-budded, white flowers, 4 – 6 in diameter, in March – April
Fruit:

Landscape use:

Good tree magnolia for the South


History:

Magnolia x loebneri is the result of a cross between M. kobus and M. stellata made shortly before World War I


Pests\Problems:

Flowers have minimal fragrance; excellent foliage; tremendous vigor


Significant Features:
Essentially problem-free; mildew never observed