Plant Catalog - MAGNOLIA G LITTLE GEM
MAGNOLIA G LITTLE GEM
Magnolia grandiflora 'Little Gem'
Little Gem Dwarf Southern Magnolia
An evergreen tree with a dwarf, columnar form. Broad leaves are dark green and glossy with fuzzy, rusty-brown undersides. In late spring and 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: 20 - 25 feet high and 10 - 15 feet wide
Light needs: full sun
Water needs: moderate to regular water