Magnolia figo, Michelia figo, Magnolia annonifolia, Liriodendron figo

Banana Magnolia, Banana Shrub Magnolia figo, Michelia figo, Magnolia annonifolia, Liriodendron figo Banana Magnolia, Banana Shrub

$ 12.99

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Container Size: 4.5 inch / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml

Item# 314

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Banana Magnolia, Banana Shrub

Magnolia figo, Michelia figo, Magnolia annonifolia, Liriodendron figo

A sweet banana-like fragrance emanates from the creamy-yellow cupped-shaped Magnolia-like blooms from spring to summer. A dense and long-lived rounded evergreen shrub with few pests or diseases. Mature plants may produce unusually shaped magnolia-like cones with seeds that mature to orange.

The Banana Magnolia can become a large shrub with age or can be kept trimmed to the appropriate height with selective pruning or can even be trained into a beautiful small, single-trunked, evergreen tree-specimen.

Average Mature Size: 10'H x 8'W

USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 8,9,10

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Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun

pH Range: Acidic, Mildly Acidic, Neutral

Deer Resistance: Rarely Bothered

Native To / Origin: China

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