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Magnolia virginiana

Sweet Bay

Description:

Small tree with showy, aromatic white flowers. Semi evergreen leaves and brilliant red ornamental fruit. Spicy, aromatic leaves. 10 to 30 feet tall. Blooms mid June. Wet to moist acidic soils. Prefers full sun but tolerates partial shade.

Plant Overview:

Other Common Names:Sweetbay Magnolia, Southern Sweetbay
Plant Family:Magnoliaceae
Plant Type:Trees
Plant Duration:Perennial
Attracts Pollinators and Wildlife:Birds, Butterflies
Bloom Time:Late May to June
Fruit Timing:Early August to October
Global and State Rank:G5, S5
Commercially available landscape plant?No
Soil Characteristics:
Soil Type:Clay, Loam, Sandy
Soil Moisture:Moist, Wet
Soil pH:Acidic, Slightly Acidic
Light Needs:
Opitmal Light:Partial shade
Light Range:Partial Shade
Water Needs of Plant:
Soil Moisture:Moist, Wet

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