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Common Name:
Little Gem Southern Magnolia
Type:
Tree
Family:
MAGNOLIACEAE
Genus:
Magnolia
Species:
grandiflora
Cultivar:
Little Gem
Hardiness Zone:
7
Height:
16-20 ft.
Spread:
7-10 ft.
Growth Rate:
Slow
Growth Habit:
Pyramidal
Light Needs:
Full Sun
Water Needs:
Moderate
Drought Tolerance:
Moderate
Flowers:
Y
Flower Color:
White
Foliage Color:
Green
Comments:
  Plant Characteristics
  Cut Flower: Has blooms that can be used in flower arrangements
  Hedge: Grows thick and high enough for a small hedge or high privacy hedge
  Mass Plant: Good growth form for landscape mass planting
  Screen: Has thick foliage and provides a nice screen for noise or visual disturbance
  Shadetree: Grows into a full shade tree
  Specimen: Grows well as a focal point or standing alone in the landscape
  Street Tree: Grows well around concrete and paved areas
  Deer Resist: Deer will not eat or disturb these plants
  Dramatic Foliage: Foliage has showy texture, color, form, or shape
  Waterwise: Tolerates little to no watering once established
  Year Round: Is an evergreen and not deciduous; retains foliage year round