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.


Bigleaf Magnolia

  • A large, hardy tree, appearing tropical with its foot-long leaves and 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. 

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Tree Talk Natives

11900 Hawkes Road

Clarksburg, MD  20871


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