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Magnolia denudata 'Double Diamond' (Large Plant)

Hardy Tree

A truly magnificent, medium-sized, deciduous tree with pure white double flowers, emerging on bare stems before the large, green foliage appears. The cup-shaped blooms are slightly fragrant, producing what is often described as a lemon scent. Magnolia dendulata 'Double Diamond' is often goes on to produce red, cone-shaped fruits in late summer, making it ideal for growing in wide borders or planting as a magnificent stand-alone specimen. Particularly hardy, withstanding even the most severe of frosts, but may suffer if planted in an exposed site. Height: 8m (26'). Spread: 7m (23').

Culinary note: The young flowers, once separated, can be pickled and then used either on their own as a treat or in salads. For more details about edible flowers click here.


Lifetime Guarantee on Hardy Plants Large Potted Plant Special Offer

Ideal For:
cottage gardens, wildlife gardens, low maintenance garden, specimen plant, woodland garden
Flowering Period:
March, April
full sun, sun or semi shade
    • 1 x 12 litre potted magnolia plant

    • Despatch:
    • £39.99
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    • 1 x 25 litre potted magnolia plant

    • Despatch: By end of April 2017
    • £74.99
    • 2 x 12 litre potted magnolia plants

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    • £64.99
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    • 2 x 25 litre potted magnolia plants

    • Despatch: By end of April 2017
    • £129.99
Plant magnolias in a sunny or semi shaded position with protection from cold winds and hard spring frosts. Magnolias prefer a rich, moist, well drained, acid to neutral soil. Incorporate plenty of well rotted manure or garden compost to improve the soil prior to planting, mixing it thoroughly and deeply. Magnolia plants establish quicker when their roots are shaded. Following planting, apply a mulch of rotted bark chips, manure or garden compost, taking care not to mound it around the stem of the plant.
Water regularly throughout the growing season. In spring, apply a mulch of well rotted bark chips or garden compost to the base of the plant. Magnolias require little pruning other than to maintain their shape and remove damaged stems or crossing stems.

Seeds and garden supplies will normally be delivered within the time period stated against each product as detailed above. Plants, bulbs, corms, tubers, shrubs, trees, potatoes etc are delivered at the appropriate time for planting and will be stated on the product page or in your order acknowledgement page and email.

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