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Magnolia X Loebneri 'Leonard Messel' - Lily Tree

Magnolia X Loebneri 'Leonard Messel' - Lily Tree

Type Tree, Deciduous
Size Medium Tree
Form Rounded - Tree
Colours Medium green Foliage, Dark pink Flowers (Spring)
Care Some maintenance required
Hardiness Very hardy
Growth Medium growing

This deciduous small tree bears purple pink star shaped flowers. Spring blossom gives way to green foliage, however Leonard Messel's multi- stemmed structure makes it an attractive specimen - even when not flowering - 5m x 5m

Cultivation tips: Magnolia requires fertile well drained soil- avoiding chalk. Flowers are damaged by frost / wind - so plant under shelter in full / partial sun. Prune out dead / shape in late summer. Mulch annually
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