Magnolia 'Genie' is perfect fro small gardens. It is a compact deciduous tree in eye-catching scented, tulip shaped blossoms in mid spring. The flowers start a deep red and open up into a rich maroon colour.
• Ideal for large planters
• Flowers from April to May
• Requires acid compost and fertilizer such as Sulphate of Iron
• Eventual height: 2m x 2m
• Actual height: 60-70cm
• Pot size: 4.5 Litre
• Requires well drained acid soil
• Does best in a sheltered sunny spot wither on the patio or in a bed.
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How to care for Magnolia 'Genie'
Our pot grown Genie Magnolia can be planted at any time of the year. Firstly, remove all weeds and grass within a metre of your desired planting hole. Dig a square hole as deep as your root mass and approximately 2x as wide. To help your Magnolia establish more effectively, sprinkle root grow in the hole.
Gently remove the pot but do not try to loosen the roots of Magnolia trees before planting. They have a fleshy root system and can be quite fragile. Using 50% of the original soil and 50% compost, fill in the hole and firm around gently.
Aftercare Advice for Magnolia 'Genie'
If you’re planting Magnolia in spring or summer, water well for the first few months. Increase watering if there are extended periods of hot or dry weather. Magnolias do not cope well with dry soils so this is especially important. If planting in autumn, you may only need to water a little.
Keep the area free of competing weeds and grass for several growing seasons.
Pruning Magnolia 'Genie'
Magnolia Genie can be pruned into shape, but should not be heavily pruned as they can go into shock. Simply remove any damaged branches or any that are growing in an awkward position. If pruning to limit the overall size, stagger your pruning over a few years to alleviate the stress on your tree.
Pruning Magnolia should be carried out in mid-summer to early autumn. Avoid pruning in late winter to early spring.
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