The Best Time to Plant a Magnolia Tree

the best time to plant a magnolia tree

the magnolia tree is known for its

striking dramatic flowers which come in

a variety of colors although they are

commonly associated with the southern

United States magnolia trees can be

grown in a variety of regions types


there are many types of magnolia trees

so familiarize yourself with the

particular variety you have chosen

before planting the most common types

include the southern sweet pea saucer

Sargent and star magnolias they are

typically divided into evergreen and

deciduous categories although some also

grow as shrubs planting times

optimal Magnolia planting times vary by

species according to the United States

National Arboretum evergreen magnolias

should be planted in early spring in

northern states deciduous magnolias

should be planted in the fall in the

south they should be planted during the

spring months planting site choose the

planting site for your magnolias

carefully they prefer rich soils that

with lots of organic matter keep in mind

that some varieties can grow to be quite

large and do not tolerate being moved

they also need full Sun or partial shade

and well-drained soil