Magnolia grandiflora


Southern Magnolia


Magnolia grandiflora - Southern Magnolia

About Southern Magnolia at OSU's Landscape Plants site

  • Native to the southeast U.S.

  • In the wild can exceed 100’ at maturity.

  • Leaves are thick, leathery, and evergreen; up to 12” long; lustrous on top with coppery fuzz beneath (some cultivars lack fuzz).

  • Flowers appear over several weeks in summer: they are creamy-white, fragrant, and 8-10” across.

  • Fruit pod/cone is 6” long with red seeds.

  • Tree is a broad-leaf evergreen.

  • Common in Portland.

Tree #LocationDimensionsPhoto and Notes

212 SW Meade St

Private, Rear Yard

40' Height

46' Spread

10.2' Circ.

This tree is adjacent to SW 2nd Ave at the rear of the lot.

Magnolia grandiflora - Southern Magnolia

1410 SW Harrison St

Private, Side Yard

48' Height

44' Spread

7.6' Circ.

This tree is visible from SW 14th Ave.

Magnolia grandiflora - Southern Magnolia