Plant Catalog - MAGNOLIA G RUSSET
MAGNOLIA G RUSSET
Magnolia grandiflora 'Russet'
Russet Southren Magnolia
An evergreen tree with a round, oval form. Broad leaves are dark green and glossy with fuzzy, russet-brown undersides. In summer, fragrant flowers emerge from velvety buds. Flowers are large, white, and cup-shaped. Seedy, cone-like fruits mature in fall. Attracts birds.
USDA zones: 7 - 9
Sunset zones: 4 - 12, 14 - 24; H1, H2
Mature size: 25 - 50 feet high and 15 - 25 feet wide
Light needs: full sun
Water needs: moderate to regular water