Magnolia Teddy Bear in PA??

jess2132000(PA)April 18, 2009

Would love to have this Magnolia..Would it live ok in southeast PA and how fast does it grow?? Love its dark colored leaves!!

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Embothrium(USDA 8 Sunset 5 WA)

USDA hardiness zone?

    Bookmark   April 18, 2009 at 10:16AM
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lisa2008

Teddy Bear ® Magnolia will live well into Zone 6. We have reports of it living and thriving at a nursery in Suffolk Virginia. I don't know your zone. I would probably plant in the spring, keeping it watered well throughout the summer to let it root in well before the winter. It is a smaller magnolia- 20' tall in 20 years-it requires very little pruning to keep its shape and holds up to snow loads better then other magnolias.

    Bookmark   July 20, 2010 at 12:54PM
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Embothrium(USDA 8 Sunset 5 WA)

Early propagations grew 2 meters in 4 years.

Here is a link that might be useful: Magnolia tree named `Southern Charm`

    Bookmark   July 25, 2010 at 12:02PM
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