Magnolia Susan


Magnolia Susan. An upright deciduous tree with mid-green leaves, narrow goblet-shaped purple-red flowers outside and paler inside produced from dark purple-red buds in mid-spring. Makes an excellent specimen. Max Height 4m. Max Spread 3m. Flowers April to May.


* Also available as a Ball Top Ornamental, select below *



Plant in moist acidic well drained soil in a sheltered site, away from cold and drying winds. Full Sun / Partial Shade. Hardy.


General Shrub Planting and care

  • Water the pot thoroughly and allow to drain fully.
  • If the Shrub is being planted in a lawn remove a circle of turf.
  • Dig a hole twice the size of the pot being planted and fork over the base. Adding a bucketful of planting compost.
  • Remove the pot gently, if well rooted cut off the pot.
  • Position used. Ensure that the top of the Root ball is level with the surrounding soil.
  • Replace the remaining soil and heel in, water the Shrub and area thoroughly.
  • Water regular until Shrub is established.
  • Apply some general fertiliser every spring.