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botanical name:
Magnolia 'Milky Way'
Magnolia 'Milky Way' © Deeproot Plant Base
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family:  Magnoliaceae
characteristics: tree, scented/aromatic
height: 9.00m
width: 9.00m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: broad headed
leaf colour: green
flower colour: white
main season: Spring
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil, clay soil
preferred soil pH: neutral-acid
minimum temp: -29°C
USDA zone: 5 to 9
Beautiful large open cup-shaped flowers, white with a slight pink flush at the base, freely produced in spring. Slightly scented. Medium sized, strong growing deciduous tree, flowering from a young age.

Prefers heavy, rich and moist lime free soil in a sheltered position, but quite adaptable. Can be pruned after flowering or in July or August. Tolerant of atmospheric pollution.

other notes:
Hybrid of Magnolia 'Mark Jury' x Magnolia soulangeana 'Lennei Alba, raised by Felix Jury, New Zealand.


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