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Magnolia x loebneri 'Merrill' (Magnolia 'Merrill')

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 loebneri 'Merrill'

Other names

Magnolia 'Merrill'

Genus

Magnolia Magnolia

Variety or Cultivar

'Merrill' _ 'Merrill' is a small deciduous tree grown for its profusion of large, white, fragrant flowers on bare stems in spring.


Magnolia x loebneri 'Merrill' is: Deciduous

Fragrance

Flower

Tree shape

Rounded

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Flower

White in Spring

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 loebneri 'Merrill' (Magnolia 'Merrill') 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

Cultivation

Plant in moist, humus-rich soil. 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 loebneri 'Merrill'

Other names

Magnolia 'Merrill'

Genus

Magnolia Magnolia

Variety or Cultivar

'Merrill' _ 'Merrill' is a small deciduous tree grown for its profusion of large, white, fragrant flowers on bare stems in spring.

Foliage

Deciduous

Fragrance

Flower

Tree shape

Rounded

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)


Colour

Flower

White in Spring

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 loebneri 'Merrill' (Magnolia 'Merrill') 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

Cultivation

Plant in moist, humus-rich soil. 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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Magnolia x loebneri 'Merrill'

I would like to grow this magnolia in a large pot, can anyone tell me if this is possible and if it is advisable to lightly prune it ? read more

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