Magnolia virginiana 'Green Shadow' (multi-stem) Sold Out For Spring 2021

Green Shadow Sweetbay Magnolia

Master plantsman Don Shadow grew a batch of Magnolia virginiana seedlings from J.C. McDaniel and this one proved the best. Green Shadow Sweetbay Magnolia has been growing for 35 years in Mr. Shadow's nursery where it's kept its leaves through -15 degree temperatures. The 2" diameter, white flowers are lemon scented and will easily flower for 4 months during the summer.

Category: Medium flowering tree; broadleaf evergreen
Hardiness: 5 to 10
Foliage: Medium green upper; distinct silver underside that flashes in the wind
Flower: Green Shadow Sweetbay Magnolia has small, pure white, fragrant, abundant flowers and a long flowering season
Fruit: Interesting cone-like in reddish and orange hues
Bark: Smooth, light gray
Winter Interest: Evergreen in zone 7 and south; semi-evergreen in colder areas
Texture: Medium
Shape: Oval
Mature Size: 35' tall by 18' wide
Growth Rate: Slower than some Sweetbays
Adaptability: Acid soil a must for Magnolia virginiana Green Shadow; thrives in wet situations from wet feet to periodic flooding to swampy sites; grows well in soils with average moisture
Native Habitat: Native to Southeastern US