Magnolia denudata yulan - (Lily Tree)

Likes full sun to partial shade in a sheltered position. Late frosts may damage flower buds if not sheltered from cold winds. If it needs pruning do it in midsummer when in full leaf.

Can get to 40ft with a spread of 30ft after many years. Likely to reach 15ft after 20 years. Few Magnolias are fast growing. Well drained but moist neutral to acid soil.

Propagated by cuttings

Features Hardiness rating

Hardy anywhere in Britain below approximately 1000ft (300m)

This is only meant as a guide. Please remember we're always on hand to give advice about plants and their frost hardiness.

Please remember that these coloured labels are only a rough guide.

General Point about Plant Hardiness: The commonly held belief that it's better to 'plant small' is perfectly true with herbaceous plants, but not necessarily true with woody plants. They need some 'wood' on them to survive severe cold - so plants of marginal hardiness in very cold areas should really be planted LARGER, rather than smaller, wherever possible.

Coastal, Flowers, Japanese, Pots, Soil - Clay, Soil - Dry/Well drained, Soil - Soggy, Space & Light, Trees - Small Green

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