Mature height: 30-40 feet

Bloom: creamy white summer flowers; egg-shaped pink fruit, enormous bright-green leaves

Full-sun to part-shade; well-drained, acidic soils; somewhat drought tolerant.


Fun fact: The largest bigleaf magnolia, making its debut on the National Register of Champion Trees in 2016, is growing in Baltimore.  It's 70 feet tall with a 56-foot crown and 90-inch trunk circumference.


Magnolia, Bigleaf

3 Gallons
  • Large leaves look like they're from the tropics!  A large, hardy tree with intensely fragrant flowers that rival the leaves in size.   Native to the Southeast, bigleaf magnolia is easy to grow, requires little maintenance and makes a stunning landscape tree.