Magnolia grandiflora ‘Victoria’

  • Other common names evergreen magnolia ‘Victoria’
  • Family Magnoliaceae
  • Genus Magnolia can be deciduous or evergreen trees or shrubs, with large, showy, often fragrant flowers, often opening before the leaves, and sometimes followed by colourful cone-like fruit
  • Details ‘Victoria’ is a robust evergreen shrub or tree of rounded habit, with glossy dark green leaves rust-brown beneath, and relatively small creamy-white, heavily fragrant flowers, in late summer and autumn

Description

How to grow

Cultivation Grow in moist, well-drained preferably neutral to acid soil in sun or part shade. Tolerates dry, alkaline soil

Propagation Propagate by semi-ripe cuttings in late summer to early autumn. Grafting in winter, chip budding in summer or layering in early spring

Suggested planting locations and garden types Wall-side Borders Architectural

How to care

Pruning Pruning group 1 in spring as growth begins. Pruning group 13 in sumemr if wall trained

Pests May be affected by horse chestnut scale and capsid bug

Diseases Coral spot and honey fungus may be a problem

 

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