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Mountain Magnolia

Mountain Magnolia Basics

Grows LikeTree
DurationPerennial
U.S. NativeNative to U.S.
National Wetland Indicator StatusFACU, FAC

Mountain Magnolia Morphology and Physiology

Active Growth PeriodSpring and Summer
AllelopathNo
BloatNone
C:N RatioHigh
Coppice PotentialYes
Fall ConspicuousYes
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorGreen
Foliage Porosity SummerDense
Foliage Porosity WinterPorous
Foliage TextureCoarse
Fruit Seed ColorRed
Fruit Seed ConspicuousNo
Growth FormSingle Stem
Growth RateRapid
Height at 20 Years (Maximum feet)35
Height Mature feet75
Leaf RetentionNo
LifespanModerate
Low Growing GrassNo
Resprout AbilityYes
ErectErect
ToxicityNone

Mountain Magnolia Growing Requirements

Adapted to Coarse Textured SoilsYes
Adapted to Fine Textured SoilsNo
Adapted to Medium Textured SoilsYes
Anaerobic ToleranceNone
CaCO3 ToleranceLow
Cold Stratification RequiredYes
Drought ToleranceLow
Frost Free Days (Minimum)150
pH Minimum4.5
pH Maximum6.8
Planting Density per Acre (Minimum)300
Planting Density per Acre (Maximum)800
Precipitation Minimum40
Precipitation Maximum80
Root Depth (Minimum inches)28
Salinity ToleranceNone
Shade ToleranceIntermediate
Shade ToleranceIntermediate
Minimum Temperature (F)-13

Mountain Magnolia Reproduction

Bloom PeriodSpring
Commercial AvailabilityContracting Only
Fruit Seed AbundanceMedium
Fruit Seed Period BeginsSummer
Fruit Seed Period EndsFall
Fruit Seed PersistancesNo
Propagated by Bare RootYes
Propagated by BulbsNo
Propagated by ContainerYes
Propagated by CormsNo
Propagated by CuttingsNo
Propagated by SeedYes
Propagated by SodNo
Propagated by SprigsNo
Propagated by TubersNo
Seed per Pound4550
Seed Spread RateSlow
Seedling VigorHigh
Seedling VigorHigh
Small GrainNo
Vegetative Spread RateNone

Mountain Magnolia Edibility and Other Uses

Berry/Nut Seed ProductNo
Christmas Tree ProductNo
Fodder ProductNo
Fuelwood ProductNone
Lumber ProductYes
Naval Store ProductNo
Palatable to a Browse AnimalLow
Palatable to a HumanNo
Pulpwood ProductYes
Veneer ProductNo
CategoryDicot
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Mountain Magnolia

Mountain Magnolia grows like a Tree. Mountain Magnolia is an Perennial. Mountain Magnolia is Native to U.S.. Mountain Magnolia has a National Wetland Indicator Status of: FACU, FAC. Spring and Summer is when Mountain Magnolia is actively growing. Mountain Magnolia is not an allelopath. Mountain Magnolia has a High C:N Ratio. Mountain Magnolia has a coppice potential of Yes. Mountain Magnolia is fall conspicuous. Mountain Magnolia has a White colored flower. Mountain Magnolia has Green colored foliage. In the summertime, Mountain Magnolia has a Dense foliage porosity. In the wintertime, Mountain Magnolia has a Porous foliage porosity. Mountain Magnolia has a Coarse foliage texture. Seeds of Mountain Magnolia are Red. Seeds of Mountain Magnolia are No conspicuous. Mountain Magnolia grows as a Single Stem. The growth rate of Mountain Magnolia is Rapid. The maximum height of Mountain Magnolia at 20 years is 35 feet. The mature height of Mountain Magnolia is 75 feet. The lifespan of Mountain Magnolia is Moderate. The shape and orientation of Mountain Magnolia is Erect. Mountain Magnolia is adapted to coarse textured soils. Mountain Magnolia is not adapted to fine textured soils. Mountain Magnolia is adapted to medium textured soils. The anaerobic tolerance of Mountain Magnolia is None. The CaCO3 tolerance of Mountain Magnolia is Low. Mountain Magnolia requires cold stratification. The drought tolerance of Mountain Magnolia is Low. Mountain Magnolia requires a minimum of 150 frost free days per year. The minimum pH of Mountain Magnolia is 4.5. The maximum pH of Mountain Magnolia is 6.8. The minimum planting density per acre of Mountain Magnolia is 300. The maximum planting density per acre of Mountain Magnolia is 800. The minimum Precipitation that Mountain Magnolia requires is 40. The maximum Precipitation that Mountain Magnolia can handle is 80. The minimum root depth of Mountain Magnolia is 28 inches. The salininty tolerance of Mountain Magnolia is None. The shade tolerance of Mountain Magnolia is Intermediate. The shade tolerance of Mountain Magnolia is Intermediate. The minimum temperature that Mountain Magnolia requires is -13. The bloom period of Mountain Magnolia is Spring. The commerical availability of Mountain Magnolia is Contracting Only. The fruit seed abundance of Mountain Magnolia is Medium. The fruit seed period of Mountain Magnolia begins Summer. The fruit seed period of Mountain Magnolia ends Fall. The fruit seed persistance of Mountain Magnolia is No. Mountain Magnolia is propagated by bare roots. Mountain Magnolia is propagated by bulbs. Mountain Magnolia is propagated by container. Mountain Magnolia is not propagated by corms. Mountain Magnolia is not propagated by cuttings. Mountain Magnolia is propagated by seed. Mountain Magnolia is not propagated by sod. Mountain Magnolia is not propagated by sprig. Mountain Magnolia is not propagated by tubers. Mountain Magnolia can generally yield 4550 seeds per pound of seeds. Mountain Magnolia has a Slow seed spread rate. Mountain Magnolia has a High seedling vigor. Mountain Magnolia has a High seedling vigor. Mountain Magnolia does not have a small grain. Mountain Magnolia has a None vegatative spread rate. Mountain Magnolia does not have a berry/nut seed product. Mountain Magnolia is not viable as a Christmas Tree. Mountain Magnolia does not make a good fodder product. Mountain Magnolia does not make a good fuel wood product. Mountain Magnolia makes a good lumber product. Mountain Magnolia does not make a naval store product. Mountain Magnolia is not palatable to browse animals. Mountain Magnolia is not palatable to humans. Mountain Magnolia makes a good pulpwood product. Mountain Magnolia does not make a veneer product. Mountain Magnolia is of the category, Dicot.
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