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Southern Magnolia

Southern Magnolia Basics

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

Southern Magnolia Morphology and Physiology

Active Growth PeriodSpring and Summer
AllelopathNo
C:N RatioHigh
Coppice PotentialNo
Fall ConspicuousYes
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorGreen
Foliage Porosity SummerDense
Foliage Porosity WinterDense
Foliage TextureCoarse
Fruit Seed ColorRed
Fruit Seed ConspicuousYes
Growth FormSingle Stem
Growth RateModerate
Height at 20 Years (Maximum feet)40
Height Mature feet100
Leaf RetentionYes
LifespanLong
Low Growing GrassNo
Resprout AbilityNo
RoundedRounded
ToxicityNone

Southern Magnolia Growing Requirements

Adapted to Coarse Textured SoilsNo
Adapted to Fine Textured SoilsYes
Adapted to Medium Textured SoilsYes
Anaerobic ToleranceNone
CaCO3 ToleranceLow
Cold Stratification RequiredYes
Drought ToleranceLow
Frost Free Days (Minimum)220
pH Minimum4.5
pH Maximum6.5
Planting Density per Acre (Minimum)300
Planting Density per Acre (Maximum)800
Precipitation Minimum35
Precipitation Maximum60
Root Depth (Minimum inches)42
Salinity ToleranceMedium
Shade ToleranceTolerant
Shade ToleranceTolerant
Minimum Temperature (F)7

Southern Magnolia Reproduction

Bloom PeriodMid Spring
Commercial AvailabilityRoutinely Available
Fruit Seed AbundanceMedium
Fruit Seed Period BeginsSummer
Fruit Seed Period EndsSummer
Fruit Seed PersistancesYes
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 Pound6400
Seed Spread RateSlow
Seedling VigorHigh
Seedling VigorHigh
Small GrainNo
Vegetative Spread RateNone

Southern Magnolia Edibility and Other Uses

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

Southern Magnolia grows like a Tree. Southern Magnolia is an Perennial. Southern Magnolia is Native to U.S.. Southern Magnolia has a National Wetland Indicator Status of: FACU, FAC+. Spring and Summer is when Southern Magnolia is actively growing. Southern Magnolia is not an allelopath. Southern Magnolia has a High C:N Ratio. Southern Magnolia has a coppice potential of No. Southern Magnolia is fall conspicuous. Southern Magnolia has a White colored flower. Southern Magnolia has Green colored foliage. In the summertime, Southern Magnolia has a Dense foliage porosity. In the wintertime, Southern Magnolia has a Dense foliage porosity. Southern Magnolia has a Coarse foliage texture. Seeds of Southern Magnolia are Red. Seeds of Southern Magnolia are Yes conspicuous. Southern Magnolia grows as a Single Stem. The growth rate of Southern Magnolia is Moderate. The maximum height of Southern Magnolia at 20 years is 40 feet. The mature height of Southern Magnolia is 100 feet. The lifespan of Southern Magnolia is Long. The shape and orientation of Southern Magnolia is Rounded. Southern Magnolia is not adapted to coarse textured soils. Southern Magnolia is adapted to fine textured soils. Southern Magnolia is adapted to medium textured soils. The anaerobic tolerance of Southern Magnolia is None. The CaCO3 tolerance of Southern Magnolia is Low. Southern Magnolia requires cold stratification. The drought tolerance of Southern Magnolia is Low. Southern Magnolia requires a minimum of 220 frost free days per year. The minimum pH of Southern Magnolia is 4.5. The maximum pH of Southern Magnolia is 6.5. The minimum planting density per acre of Southern Magnolia is 300. The maximum planting density per acre of Southern Magnolia is 800. The minimum Precipitation that Southern Magnolia requires is 35. The maximum Precipitation that Southern Magnolia can handle is 60. The minimum root depth of Southern Magnolia is 42 inches. The salininty tolerance of Southern Magnolia is Medium. The shade tolerance of Southern Magnolia is Tolerant. The shade tolerance of Southern Magnolia is Tolerant. The minimum temperature that Southern Magnolia requires is 7. The bloom period of Southern Magnolia is Mid Spring. The commerical availability of Southern Magnolia is Routinely Available. The fruit seed abundance of Southern Magnolia is Medium. The fruit seed period of Southern Magnolia begins Summer. The fruit seed period of Southern Magnolia ends Summer. The fruit seed persistance of Southern Magnolia is Yes. Southern Magnolia is propagated by bare roots. Southern Magnolia is propagated by bulbs. Southern Magnolia is propagated by container. Southern Magnolia is not propagated by corms. Southern Magnolia is not propagated by cuttings. Southern Magnolia is propagated by seed. Southern Magnolia is not propagated by sod. Southern Magnolia is not propagated by sprig. Southern Magnolia is not propagated by tubers. Southern Magnolia can generally yield 6400 seeds per pound of seeds. Southern Magnolia has a Slow seed spread rate. Southern Magnolia has a High seedling vigor. Southern Magnolia has a High seedling vigor. Southern Magnolia does not have a small grain. Southern Magnolia has a None vegatative spread rate. Southern Magnolia does not have a berry/nut seed product. Southern Magnolia is not viable as a Christmas Tree. Southern Magnolia does not make a good fodder product. Southern Magnolia does not make a good fuel wood product. Southern Magnolia makes a good lumber product. Southern Magnolia does not make a naval store product. Southern Magnolia is not palatable to browse animals. Southern Magnolia is not palatable to grazing animals. Southern Magnolia is not palatable to humans. Southern Magnolia does not make a pulpwood product. Southern Magnolia does not make a veneer product. Southern Magnolia is of the category, Dicot.
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