Information About Magnolia

Magnolia trees are great additions to the landscape but there are many types of magnolias to choose from, so finding a suitable one and learning how to grow magnolia trees is helpful. The following information can help with all that and more. You will find the right magnolia variety for you and get tips on caring for magnolias trees.

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How To Trim An Overgrown Magnolia Tree

By Teo Spengler

To find out if and how an overgrown magnolia tree can be pruned, click here.

How To Avoid Magnolia Tree Transplant Shock

By Laura Miller

Sometimes homeowners find their magnolia isn't planted in an ideal location, which leads them to ask, “Can I transplant a magnolia tree?”

My Sweetbay Magnolia Won’t Bloom – What Causes Sweetbays To Stop Blooming

By Susan Patterson, Master Gardener

When Sweetbay magnolia (Magnolia virginiana) won’t bloom, it’s a huge disappointment. Learn more about Sweetbay magnolia problems.

Oyama Magnolia Tree Info – Learn About Oyama Magnolia Growing Requirements

By Teo Spengler

Oyama magnolias bear white, cup shaped flowers with rose colored stamens in the center, followed by bright fruit. For more information click here.

Magnolia Is Attracting Wasps – Magnolia Leaves Turning Black With Bugs

By Teo Spengler

Black leaves on magnolia trees are never a good sign. This issue doesn’t necessarily signal disaster either. Click this article to learn more.

Closed Magnolia Buds: Reasons For Magnolia Blooms Not Opening

By Teo Spengler

Most gardeners with magnolias can hardly wait for the glorious flowers to fill the tree's canopy in springtime. When the buds on a magnolia don't open, it's very disappointing. Click this article for information about the most likely causes of the issue.

Magnolia Tree Diseases – How To Treat A Sick Magnolia Tree

By Kristi Waterworth

A magnolia tree in the lawn gently whispers "there's iced tea on the porch if you'll stay awhile." And although you can count on magnolias to be nearly indestructible, they do have a few diseases that are noteworthy. Learn how to keep your tree at its best in this article.

Diseases Of Sweetbay Magnolia Trees – Treating A Sick Sweetbay Magnolia

By Teo Spengler

Although generally a healthy tree, sweetbay magnolia is sometimes hit by the disease. If you need information about sweetbay magnolia diseases and magnolia disease symptoms, or tips for treating a sick sweetbay magnolia in general, this article will help.

Saucer Magnolia Growing Conditions – Caring For Saucer Magnolias In Gardens

By Darcy Larum, Landscape Designer

By 1840 the saucer magnolia was coveted by gardeners around the world and sold for a very expensive price for a tree in those days. Today, the saucer magnolia is still one of the most popular trees in the U.S. and Europe. Learn more information on this tree here.

Southern Magnolia Facts – Tips On Planting A Southern Magnolia Tree

By Teo Spengler

If you are thinking of planting a southern magnolia tree, you'll want to read up on the trees and their cultural requirements. For all the information you need about southern magnolia care, click on the following article to learn more.

Yellow Magnolia Leaves: What To Do About A Magnolia Tree With Yellowing Leaves

By Teo Spengler

If you see your magnolia leaves turning yellow and brown during the growing season, something is wrong. You'll have to do some troubleshooting to figure out the problem. This article can help with that.

Magnolia Companion Plants: What Grows Good With Magnolia Trees

By Jackie Carroll

You can't help but focus your attention on magnolia's huge spread of glossy green leaves, fragrant white flowers, and exotic cones that sometimes fill with bright red berries. If you're wondering what you can plant with these beautiful trees, click here for help.

Magnolia Root System – Are Magnolia Roots Invasive

By Teo Spengler

Although magnolia trees are surprisingly low maintenance, magnolia tree roots can cause problems for a homeowner. Click here to find out the type of magnolia tree root damage to expect if you plant these tree close to the house.

Different Varieties Of Magnolia: Which Magnolias Are Deciduous

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

If you are choosing a tree, learn which magnolias are deciduous before you decide which of the different varieties of magnolia is perfect for your garden. This article will help get you started to make the process easier.

Magnolia Evergreen Varieties: Learn About Evergreen Magnolias

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

Magnolias may be deciduous or evergreen. The evergreen magnolias provide cheery greenery and are valued for their leathery foliage. There are several magnolia evergreen varieties from which to choose. This article will help.

Propagating Magnolia Trees – Learn How To Root Magnolia Trees

By Teo Spengler

If you are interested in propagating magnolia trees, you have various options. Seeding is always possible, but starting a magnolia tree from cuttings or magnolia air layering are considered better options. Click here for more information.

Magnolia Tree Varieties: What Are Some Different Types Of Magnolia

By Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden Writer

Varieties of magnolia trees encompass a vast range of plants in various sizes, shapes and colors that are classified as evergreen or deciduous. Read this article for a small sampling of the many different types of magnolia trees and shrubs.

Magnolia Blooming Problems – Why A Magnolia Tree Does Not Bloom

By Teo Spengler

If your lament is "my magnolia tree does not bloom," take action to help the tree. Take a look at this article for information about magnolia blooming problems and what to do to encourage those beautiful flowers. Click here to learn more.

What Is A Cucumber Tree Magnolia

By Amy Grant

Most of us are familiar with magnolia trees with their beautiful, unique flowers. Amongst the species we find cucumber tree magnolia. What is a cucumber tree and what are the requirements to grow cucumber trees? Find out in this article.

Sweetbay Magnolia Care: Tips For Growing Sweetbay Magnolias

By Jackie Carroll

Sweetbay magnolia trees feature creamy white spring and summer flowers with a sweet, lemony fragrance and leaves that flutter in the slightest breeze to flash their silvery undersides. Read here to find out more about sweetbay magnolia planting and care.

Enjoying Star Magnolia Flowers: Caring For A Star Magnolia Tree

By Susan Patterson, Master Gardener

The elegance and beauty of the star magnolia are a welcome sign of spring. Learn why these trees are so popular and how to grow them in the article that follows. Click here for more info.

Magnolia Tree Pruning: Learn How And When To Prune Magnolia Trees

By Susan Patterson, Master Gardener

Magnolias can be evergreen or deciduous and can bloom in early spring or in summer. Knowing how to trim magnolia trees is important in order to maintain their continued health in the landscape. Read more here.

Propagating Magnolia Seeds: How To Grow A Magnolia Tree From Seed

By Jackie Carroll

Magnolia seed pods, which resemble exotic-looking cones, spread open to reveal bright red berries. Inside the berries, you'll find the magnolia seeds. Get tips for growing magnolia seeds in this article.

Magnolia Planting: How To Care For A Magnolia Tree

By Jackie Carroll

Large, fragrant, white blossoms are just the beginning of the appeal of a magnolia tree. Learning more about magnolia planting and care is a great way to enjoy these trees in your landscape. Click here for more.

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