All the beauty of a large, traditional Magnolia and more...in a compact form. Meet the Jane Magnolia.
This Magnolia is a compact tree or large shrub. It's dark green, leathery leaves provide a perfect backdrop to it's best feature, tons of gorgeous tulip-shaped flowers. These large, fragrant blooms are pink to purple with a hint of red on the outside and white on the inside. Jane Magnolias bloom in spring and often rebloom throughout summer. You'll enjoy even more color in your landscape in autumn when the green leaves transition to yellow and then copper.
With a mature size of 10 to 15 feet tall and 6 to 10 feet wide, the Jane Magnolia is perfect for just about any yard! This tree thrives in full to part sun and acidic, well drained soil. The Jane Magnolia is easy to maintain and does not require pruning. However, they do tolerate pruning well so feel free to sculpt your shrub to your heart's desire! This Magnolia is extremely cold hardy even growing in a zone 4!
Jane Magnolias look beautiful as a simple focal or accent tree, but try a hedge or border for a huge impact.
Enjoy your own Magnolia...even if you have limited space...even in cold, Northern zones! Buy a Jane Magnolia today!
|Grows in Zones||4, 5, 6, 7, 8|
|Sunlight||Full Sun, Part Sun|
|Soil Type||Acidic, Adaptable, Well-drained|
|Mature Height||10-15 Feet|
|Mature Width||6-10 Feet|
|Botanical Name||Magnolia x 'Jane'|
How To Care for your new Jane Magnolia Tree
Spring or fall are the best times for planting. If you live in an area with mild summers or mild winters you should be fine to plant at these times. Follow the recommendations below to choose the best location for your new Magnolia.
Jane Magnolias thrive in full sun to part shade. Magnolias are very adaptable; soil can be anything from clay to sand to loam, but be sure it is moist and drains well. Be sure the planting site doesn’t hold water. This can drown the roots which can cause root rot and ultimately the death of your tree. When your tree is newly planted, water deeply 2 to 3 times per week. You want to maintain this schedule for about the first 3 months while your plant is establishing. After this time your Magnolia will be quite drought tolerant and only need watering once weekly in summer. Mulching is a good option especially with a newly planted Magnolia. 2-3 inches of mulch will keep your soil moist and cool. It also keeps weeds and grasses at bay. Weeds and grass can steal nutrients and water from your tree. Fertilize with a standard slow release fertilizer in early spring. Magnolias don’t generally require pruning, but prune in midsummer to early fall if needed.
Choosing the proper location and providing appropriate care for your Magnolia goes a long way toward preventing disease and pests. A healthy tree is much less susceptible to infection and infestation. Luckily, Magnolias tend to be naturally disease and pest resistant. Magnolias are sometimes affected by an immobile pest called scale. This pest can be treated with horticultural oil. Be sure to coat the entire tree. You may need to apply more than once for complete control. Fungal diseases like Powdery Mildew can be treated with a copper fungicide.
Unpack all of your plants right away! Look for the perfect location. Make sure you are planting in the correct light conditions.
Dig a hole twice the width of the root ball. Position your plant in the hole. Make sure the top of the root ball is slightly higher than the original grade of the bed. Also check to make sure it is straight from all sides.
Fill up hole with water before placing new plant in hole in order to saturate the surrounding soil. Once the water is absorbed place your plant in the hole and water thoroughly.
Mix the potting soil and the soil removed from the hole. Start by backfilling soil around the root ball. Carefully pack in the soil to remove any air pockets. Water plant thoroughly again until the soil will not hold any more water. This will ensure that your new plant will be a success.
Fertilize around your plant with the amount recommended on the package. Our special Fertilizer contains all of the nutrients to keep your plants growing and healthy. Repeat every 3 months.
Finish up by mulching around your new plant. Apply 1-2 inches of mulch around the plant and plant bed. Mulch will help keep the soil moist and keep weeds out.
Keep watered with a hose every 2-3 days for 2 weeks. This is critical for plant survival. In the third week, begin to water as needed depending on the weather. Always check by placing your finger under the mulch to see if the soil is moist.
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You will receive a confirmation via email when the carrier picks up your shipment. Delivery emails are also sent when your package arrives. As soon as your package arrives, It is important to open your boxes and water your new plants thoroughly.
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