Cucumber Magnolia Tree

Cucumber Magnolia Tree

Cucumber Magnolia Tree Facts

Specific Name:   Magnolia acuminata
Hardiness Zones:   4 to 8
Growth_Rate:   Moderate to rapid
Site Requirements:   Sun to partial shade; moist, well drained soil; does not tolerate drought or wet soil
Texture:   Medium to coarse
Form:   Pyramidal in youth; rounded to broad with spreading branches
Height:   50 to 80'
Weight:   50 to 80'
Leaf:   Alternate, simple, 6 to 10" leaves; reddish brown to golden yellow fall color
Flower/Fruit:   3 to 5" slightly fragrant greenish yellow flowers in spring; small knobby fruit resembles a cucumber; pinkish red seeds
Comments:    Native; attract birds
Habit:   Deciduous
Cultivars:   Yellow Fever