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Magnolia x 'Vulcan'

More About Magnolia x 'Vulcan'

  • Narrow, upright habit when young, broadening with age
  • Huge ruby-red flowers
  • Lightly fragrant
  • Dark green foliage turns yellow to bronze-copper in the fall
  • Bloom Time: April to May

Interesting Notes:

Bred by Felix Jury. A cross between M. campbelii 'Lanarth and M. liliiflora 'Nigra'

Zone:

5

Height:

4-5 m

Spread:

2.50-3 m

Colour:

Red
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Vulcan Magnolia Growing and Maintenance Tips

Magnolia grow best in a moist, organically rich, well-drained loam, in full sun to partial shade. Avoid southern exposures where the buds may be induced to open too early in late winter.


Magnolia x 'Vulcan' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Fragrant
Fragrant

Soil Moisture

Average to Dry Soils
Well-drained
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Deciduous
Fall Color

Flowering Time

Early Spring

Habit

Upright

Foliage Color

Green (dark)

Landscape uses

Specimen

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