Magnolia x soulangeana
Common name: Magnolia
Native: Parents native to China.
Size and spread (10 years): 2.5m x 2m
Treatment required: Deeply dormant, requires 25 weeks stratification treatment. Soak the seeds first for 24hrs
Seeds / kg: c. 8500; 11%viable
Ideal sowing period: Spring
Soil conditions: Most soils including heavy clay but not chalky soils.
Planting instructions: To protect the flowers, don’t plant in a frost pocket. Sun or dappled shade and shelter is ideal.
Mature height: 5m x 3m