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Magnolia Teddy Bear in PA??

Posted by jess2132000 PA (My Page) on
Sat, Apr 18, 09 at 10:12

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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RE: Magnolia Teddy Bear in PA??

  • Posted by bboy z8 WA USA (My Page) on
    Sat, Apr 18, 09 at 10:16

USDA hardiness zone?


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RE: Magnolia Teddy Bear in PA??

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.


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RE: Magnolia Teddy Bear in PA??

Early propagations grew 2 meters in 4 years.

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


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