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Magnolia Little Gem Trees for Sale Online
Little Gem Magnolia is an evergreen dwarf tree or shrub known for its fragrant white flowers, glossy green leaves, and compact shape.
Unlike its larger southern magnolia cousins, which can grow to 50 feet plus in height, Little Gem Magnolia is considered a relatively small tree. These evergreen trees reach an average mature size of around 20 feet tall and 8 to 10 feet wide. The tree's moderate growth rate and small stature make it the perfect choice for smaller yards and secluded landscapes.
Botanically referred to as 'Magnolia Grandiflora Little Gem,' Little Gem Magnolia grows in an upright habit and thrives in full sun and partial shade. Although moderately drought tolerant, Little Gems prefer moist, sandy, well-drained soil.
This classic Gem Magnolia Tree features fragrant flowers with robust, creamy white petals that contrast beautifully with the lustrous dark green foliage. The flowering trees tree heavily bloom from mid-spring to summer months of the year. Cone-shaped fruit nestles in the center of the large flowers, featuring individual red coated seeds. Nature lovers will enjoy seeing the birds and wildlife that visit this tree for its ornate fruit.
Little Gem Magnolia is guaranteed to add southern charm to any landscape. These elegant specimens are often planted along fences and walls or used as a screen or hedge.
|Mature Height:||15 to 20 Feet|
|Mature Width:||8 to 10 Feet|
|Classification:||Broad leaved evergreen tree, spring flowering|
|Habit:||Dwarf narrow form|
|Foliage:||Dark green topside with cinnamon colored underside|
|Flower Color:||White, fragrant flowers in late spring|
|Pruning season:||No pruning needed|
|Soil Condition:||Any well-drained soil|
|Water Requirements:||Water well until established|
|Uses:||Tolerates moist soil. Will adapt to drier sites|