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Magnolia 'George Henry Kern'

George Henry Kern Magnolia

Magnolia

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A lovely deciduous shrub covered with huge hot-pink buds in spring, opening to stunning shell pink blooms that are long lasting and appear before the unfolding of the leaves; perfect in a grouping, massed, or a border planting

Description

A lovely deciduous shrub covered with huge hot-pink buds in spring, opening to stunning shell pink blooms that are long lasting and appear before the unfolding of the leaves; perfect in a grouping, massed, or a border planting

Landscape Attributes

George Henry Kern Magnolia is a multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with a more or less rounded form. Its relatively coarse texture can be used to stand it apart from other landscape plants with finer foliage.

This is a relatively low maintenance shrub, and should only be pruned after flowering to avoid removing any of the current season's flowers. It has no significant negative characteristics.

George Henry Kern Magnolia is recommended for the following landscape applications;

Accent;Mass Planting;Hedges/Screening;General Garden Use

Planting & Growing

George Henry Kern Magnolia will grow to be about 15 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 15 feet. It has a low canopy with a typical clearance of 1 foot from the ground, and is suitable for planting under power lines. It grows at a medium rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for 50 years or more.

Light Requirement:

partial shade

full sun

Moisture:

moist

Cold Hardy to Zone:

5a

Height(inches):

Spread:

Soil pH:

Soil Type:

15 feet

15 feet

acidic

Deer Resistant:

false

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