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Magnolia x highdownensis (Highdown magnolia)

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
8m
Max height
8m
Max spread
20-50 Years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Magnolia x highdownensis

Other names

Highdown magnolia

Genus

Magnolia Magnolia

Species

M. x highdownensis - M. x highdownensis is vigorous shrub or tree with large white cup-shaped nodding, scented flowers with crimson centre in summer.


Magnolia x highdownensis is: Deciduous

Fragrance

Flowers are fragrant.

Habit

Spreading

Flower

White in Summer

Foliage

Green in Summer

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Capsid bug , Horse chestnut scale , Snails Capsid bug , Horse chestnut scale , Snails

Diseases

Generally disease free.

General care

Propagation methods

Semi-hardwood cuttings, Softwood cuttings


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Where to grow

Magnolia x highdownensis (Highdown magnolia) will reach a height of 8m and a spread of 8m after 20-50 Years.

Suggested uses

Architectural, City, Cottage/Informal, Flower Arranging, Low Maintenance, Containers, Wallside and trellises

Cultivation

Needs some available lime in soil. Plant in moist, humus-rich soil in full sun or partial shade. Some protection may be needed from late winter frosts.

Soil type

Clay, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

Companion plants

Botanical name

Magnolia x highdownensis

Other names

Highdown magnolia

Genus

Magnolia Magnolia

Species

M. x highdownensis - M. x highdownensis is vigorous shrub or tree with large white cup-shaped nodding, scented flowers with crimson centre in summer.

Foliage

Deciduous

Fragrance

Flowers are fragrant.

Habit

Spreading


Colour

Flower

White in Summer

Foliage

Green in Summer


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Capsid bug , Horse chestnut scale , Snails

Diseases

Generally disease free.

General care

Propagation methods

Semi-hardwood cuttings, Softwood cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Magnolia x highdownensis (Highdown magnolia) will reach a height of 8m and a spread of 8m after 20-50 Years.

Suggested uses

Architectural, City, Cottage/Informal, Flower Arranging, Low Maintenance, Containers, Wallside and trellises

Cultivation

Needs some available lime in soil. Plant in moist, humus-rich soil in full sun or partial shade. Some protection may be needed from late winter frosts.

Soil type

Clay, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6, Zone 5, Zone 4

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