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Magnolia acuminataMagnolia acuminataMagnolia acuminataMagnolia acuminata

cucumber magnolia

Photograph(s) by*: DFT DL, DFT HW, DFT HW

Characteristics

Height: 70-100'
Spread: 35-50'
Flowers: May-Jun.; greenish-yellow
Fruit: Sept.-Nov.; brown cone w/ scarlet seed; pod
Fall color: ashy brown

Conditions *

Light: Full sun
Moisture: Moist
Soil pH: 5.2-7
Soil type: Clay Loamy Sandy

Habitat

rich, mesic slopes, ravines, valleys, and along streams

Native to

Region: Mountain *
States: MD PA NY WV VA

Wildlife

Small mammal *

Notes



 Publication by USFWS BayScapes Conservation Landscaping Program
http://www.nps.gov/plants/pubs/chesapeake/plant/461.htm
Last updated: 1 October 2004