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botanical name:
Magnolia stellata 'Jane Platt'
Magnolia stellata 'Jane Platt' © Deeproot Plant Base
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family:  Magnoliaceae
characteristics: tree, scented/aromatic
height: 3.00m
width: 3.00m
growth rate: slow
growth habit: broad headed
leaf colour: green
flower colour: pink
main season: Spring
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil, clay soil
preferred soil pH: neutral-acid
minimum temp: -29°C
USDA zone: 7 to 10
description:
Deep pink buds open to very attractive light pink flowers fading to blush pink or white with age. The freely produced double or semi-double flowers can have 20 to 30 narrow petals. Slow growing, making a rounded shrub or small tree.

cultivation:
Moist, reasonably fertile, humus-rich soil, preferably acid to neutral. Will thrive in heavy clay and tolerant of atmospheric pollution. Best in a sheltered position in sun or part shade.
If required, prune unwanted or crossing branches when dormant in autumn or late winter to very early spring.

propagation:
From cuttings. Can be grafted but better grown on its own roots.

other notes:
Raised in Portland, Oregon, USA

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