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Magnolia Betty Large. 110-120 cm 10 Litre Pot

Magnolia Betty Large. 110-120 cm 10 Litre Pot

£34.95
Magnolia Betty. Large Plants 7.5 Litre Pot. January 2017
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Quick Overview

Flowering Magnolia Tree. " Betty" produces wonderful tulip shaped flowers with a width of upto 20 cm, flowers are deep red through to purple with a creamy white centre. Established plants with a minimum delivered height excluding the pot of 110 cm

Plant Size (cm)
Plant Size (cm)
101cm - 120cm
Pot Size - Litre
Pot Size - Litre
10 Litre
Anticipated Height
Anticipated Height
110cm ex pot
Toleration
Toleration
-10
Flowering Colour
Flowering Colour
Purple
Growth Speed
Growth Speed
Medium
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Large Purple/Red Flowering Magnolia Betty : A very popular vigorous growing medium sized variety of Magnolia. It produces deep red almost purple tulip shaped flowers with creamy white centres flowers have a delicate scent. Native to Japan Magnolia Betty has become established as one of the most popular small trees in the UK, reaching heights of upto 4 metres, however this would only be acheived in exceptional circumstances, with soil, light, position and care having to be perfect. A more realistic height would be approximately 2.5 metres with a similar spread.  What makes Magnolia Betty standout from the crowd is her ability to adapt to various soil types, unlike other varieties it is tolerant of lime soil, so is suitable for almost any garden, due to its relatively small height and spread it is also happy planted in a large pot thus making it a great choice for courtyard planting and small gardens with no borders. 

What to expect: Your plant will arrive in planted in a 10Litre/30cm pot and will have an actual plant size, excluding the pot of approximately 100cm.

Planting position: Magnolia Tree Betty prefer a good sunny spot but will cope well with light partial shade. Preferably plant somewhere away from exposed windy sites and somewhere that avoids frost as much as possible, this is more important in early spring than during the winter as late harsh late frosts may damage furry buds and the flowers.

Soil: Sand Clay and Loam.

Suitable for container planting: Yes can adapt to being grown in a pot.

Eventual height and spread: In absolute ideal conditions upto 4 metres. More realistically you should expect to acheive around 2.5 metres with a similar spread.

Pruning: Not really a necessity, if you choose to it should be done in Mid-summer when the tree is in full leaf. Any broken or damaged branches can be removed as they occur.

Growth speed: Medium

Growth Habit: Bushy

Evergreen: No deciduous

Flowering Period: Produces stunning large tulip shaped white flowers in April through to May, leaves arrive towards the end of the flowering period

Foliage: Mid to dark green large leaves.

Winter hardy: Yes

A relatively easy plant to maintain, that has no real specfic requirements. When preparing your hole add some well rotted manure or a loam based compost this will help the plant adapt to its new surroundings quicker, also ensure your plant is planted at the same depth as it is in the pot. Like all new plants ensure a good water supply until established.

A relatively easy plant to maintain, that has no real specfic requirements.