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botanical name:
Magnolia 'Elizabeth'
Magnolia 'Elizabeth' © Deeproot Plant Base
synonyms:  Magnolia acuminata 'Elizabeth'
family:  Magnoliaceae
characteristics: tree, scented/aromatic
height: 10.00m
width: 6.00m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: conical
leaf colour: green
flower colour: yellow
stem/bark: grey
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil, clay soil
preferred soil pH: neutral-acid
minimum temp: -23°C
USDA zone: 6 to 9
description:
Small, conical, deciduous tree with ovate mid green leaves. Unusual, clear primrose yellow, delicately fragrant flowers in mid-spring before the leaves open.

cultivation:
Prefers heavy, rich and moist lime free soil in a sheltered position, but quite adaptable.

propagation:
By grafting or budding.

other notes:
Hybrid of Magnolia accuminata x Magnolia denudata, raised by Eva Maria Sperbes at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden in 1978 and named after the director of the garden, Elizabeth Scholz.

RHS AGM
PHS Gold Medal

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