Magnolia virginiana ~ Sweet Bay Magnolia - Delivered By ServeScape
Magnolia virginiana ~ Sweet Bay Magnolia-ServeScape

Magnolia virginiana

Sweet Bay Magnolia

Regular price$172.54
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  • 122 available.
  • Inventory on the way
  • Delivery ONLY to Metro Atlanta & Athens within 5-7 business days
  • Pickup Available from our Design Studio in Chamblee (Fri 3p-7p)
  • Guaranteed locally grown
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Planning to install this tree yourself? We recommend a size 15 Gallon or smaller for do it yourself installations. These small sizes do not require any offloading equipment!
Trees that are sized by height or caliper are delivered with a large root ball wrapped in burlap. They require heavy equipment to install. We recommend working with a contractor for installation! They can also provide the equipment necessary for offloading the tree upon delivery. We will coordinate delivery with you so that your contractor has equipment ready upon your trees arrival! OR check the box below for ServeScape to provide offloading equipment for an additional fee.

Sweet Bay Magnolia is a native multi-trunk evergreen tree with large fragrant cup shaped white flowers that bloom in spring and occasionally into summer.  The foliage is deep green with silvery undersides Best color in full sun and moist, slightly-acidic, well-drained soil.  

Magnolia virginiana is a host plant for the Tiger, Spicebush, and Palamedes Swallowtail butterflies as well as the Sweetbay Silkmoth.  The seeds, sap, and nectar of attracts pollinators and small mammals as well. 

Type: 

Tree

Height: 

10' - 35’

Spread: 

10' - 35'

Spacing: 

24’

USDA Hardiness Zone: 

5 - 10

Culture: 

Full SunPart Sun

Bloom Color: 

White

Season of Interest: 

Spring, Summer

MAINTENANCE NEEDS:  Low Maintenance. Regular water in first year.

LANDSCAPE USES: Specimen or Group Plantings, BordersWoodland GardensPrivacy Screen, and Foundation Plantings.

COMPANION PLANTS: Gibraltar AzaleaOakleaf Hydrangea, Gardenia Radicans

IMAGE: Photo by David J. Stang, Magnolia virginiana var. pumila 2zzCC BY-SA 4.0

Blanka LuppováSottomarina - Magnolia virginiana-aCC BY-SA 4.0

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