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cucumber magnolia

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


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


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

Native to

Region: Mountain *
States: MD PA NY WV VA


Small mammal *


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Last updated: 1 October 2004