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Cultural Details for Magnolia grandiflora 'Edith Bogue'

Common Name:
Edith Bogue Southern Magnolia

Growth Rate:
Slow to Medium

Average Mature Height:
30-40'

Average Mature Width:
15-20'

Flower Details:
Flowers large,creamy white & fragrant

Fruit Details:
Fruit rose red, ripens September- October

Fall Color:
Evergreen

Bark Details:
Smooth gray, older trees may develop large scaly plates

Disease / Insect Problems or Resistance:
Problem free. Less susceptible to breakage in heavy wet snows.

Native Habitat:
North Carolina to Florida. Zones 6-9

Other Features:
Extremely Cold hardy, selected at Morris Arboretum.

Culture and Care:
Transplants balled/burlapped or container grown in winter or early spring. Full sun to partial shade

This plant was blooming:
5/21/2010 - 7/20/2010

Plantings of this cultivar at Boone County Arboretum:
7200, 7220

    The information on this page may have come from one or more of the following sources:
  • Dirr, Michael. Manual of Woody Landscape Plants. Stipes Publishing. 1998.
  • Hightshoe, Gary L. Native Trees, Shrubs, and Vines for Urban and Rural America. John Wiley & Sons. 1988.
  • North Carolina Extension Plant Fact Sheets. www.ces.ncsu.edu
  • University of Connecticut Plant Database. www.hort.uconn.edu