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botanical name:
Magnolia 'Yellow Fever'
Magnolia 'Yellow Fever' © Deeproot Plant Base
family:  Magnoliaceae
characteristics: tree, scented/aromatic
height: 12.00m
width: 9.00m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: conical
leaf colour: green
flower colour: cream
stem/bark: grey
main season: Spring
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:
Vigorous, upright tree, producing fragrant, pale creamy yellow flowers up to 20cm across, often with a slight pinkish flush at the base, opening from deep yellow buds. Blooms relatively late in the season, so often avoids frost damage. Smooth grey bark and medium-large leaves.

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 Ken Durio, USA.

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