This web page created by Alyssa B. and Arely G., Fall 2014
Common Name: Southern Magnolia
Botanical Name: Magnolia grandiflora
Location: Directly behind G2 and C2, Directly in front of E2 and D1
Plant Type: Evergreen Tree
Sunset Zones: Zones 4-12, 14-24, H1, H2
Sun Requirements: Full sun or partial shade
Water Requirements: Regular water
Origin: Native to the Southeastern Coast of the United States
Description: Up to 80 feet tall with 60 feet spread. Light brown/gray trunk and branches. Branches are fairly weak.
Leaves: The leaves have a glossy, leathery feel. They are mostly green with an orange/brown tint. They are oval shaped and curve slightly inward.
Flowers: Bright, pure white with a strong scent.
Fruit: Has pinkish or green fuzzy cones at the end of