A personal account of the important role of magnolia trees in my life

Southern Magnolia The familiar, towering Southern magnolia Magnolia macrophylla is the state flower of Louisiana and Mississippi.

Why Does a Magnolia Tree Drop So Many Leaves?

Trees also represent personal qualities I admire most; strength and resilience along with their ability to provide comfort and rest to others.

Plant container-grown and balled-and-burlapped magnolias in fall or spring. Most magnolia trees are hardy in USDA Zones 7 through 9; however, there are some cultivars that survive winters far north of zone 7.

Interesting Fact on the Magnolia Tree

Are considered messy trees since the large leaves drop throughout the year. Its hard and heavy timber is used commercially to make furniture, pallets, and veneer.

Locate your Southern magnolia at the edge of yard or lawn areas. Magnolia stellata This medium-sized tree blooms in very early spring with starlike, multi-petaled blossoms.

Depending upon the species, magnolias may be evergreen, semi-evergreen or deciduous. Southern Magnolia Also known as the bull bay tree, the Southern magnolia is the most notable evergreen magnolia native to the U. The writer of Revelation describes this garden, saying that in it, there shall be no more death, neither sorrow, nor crying, neither shall there be any more pain.

Julie Day Southern magnolia blossoms What southern garden is complete without the majestic, fragrant magnolia tree? In northern Pakistan, oil is extracted from leaves and flowers and pounded leaves are used for toothache.

Magnolia tree bark and wood are easily damaged by flying debris from a lawn mower and by string trimmers. In the middle of the garden were the tree of life and the tree of the knowledge of good and evil.

And the leaves of the tree are for the healing of the nations. Then for the next three years or so, feed your magnolia with a balanced organic fertilizer every other month between March and September, cutting back to once or twice per season after that. People have used Southern magnolia for many uses.

In Florida it was January 19, this year.

Where There is a Tree, There is a Village

Like saucer magnolias, these are deciduous plants that bloom on bare branches. This evergreen tree is native to the coastal plains of the southeastern United States Virginia and central Florida west to eastern Texaswhere it occurs in abundance.

Star magnolia blossoms Magnolia Planting Tips Timing: In addition Southern magnolias:How to Grow Magnolias in Your Yard By: Julie Day. Southern magnolia blossoms. I planted 2 Southern Magnolia trees in my yard 10 yrs ago and they haven’t grown 1 foot in 10 yrs.

One puts off flowers and the other lost all its leaves last summer and puts off no flowers.

How to Grow Magnolias in Your Yard

They look healthy but just don’t grow. Using a knife, cut into the bark of your magnolia tree here and there, in search of green; think of it as a spot check. In the process of checking for life in this way, you do not want to damage the tree by cutting into it excessively.

May 03,  · Where There is a Tree, There is a Village May 3, Jerry Patee. Trees have and continue to play an important role in my life. I have always been fascinated by these gentle giants’ as long as I can remember.

Find practical gardening advice, tips, and information on beautiful, fragrant magnolia trees. The complete guide to Southern magnolia trees. Find practical gardening advice, tips, and information on beautiful, fragrant magnolia trees. When Magnolia tree's sweet fragrance fills the air, you know you're in the South.

Magnolia trees are native to East Asia and the Himalayas, eastern North America and Central America. They grow 40 to 80 feet tall with a spread of 30 to 40 feet. Depending upon the species, magnolias may be evergreen, semi-evergreen or deciduous.

Fossils of the magnolia tree (Magnolia grandiflora) can be traced back 20 million years. The tree has changed very little over time. The magnolia can easily attain a height of 80 feet with a foot spread. There are about 30 species of magnolia trees, and numerous cultivars are available to fit any.

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