Magnolia virginiana 'MVHH' (low-branched)

Green Mile™ Sweetbay Magnolia

Category: Deciduous, Flowering, Screening | Size: Medium , Narrow | Hardiness Zones: 6 , 7 , 8 , 9 , 10 | Growth Rate: Medium | Adaptability: Wet Soil Tolerant
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Green Mile™ Sweetbay Magnolia has a distinctive vertical tendency that works well as a single stem tree. The dark green, lustrous foliage is superior to the species throughout the growing season and is mostly evergreen. Green Mile™ Sweetbay Magnolia should prove useful in settings where a slightly more formal effect is preferred. Selected by plantsman Alex Neubauer from Tennessee.

Category: Medium flowering tree; mostly evergreen
Hardiness: Unknown but surely 6 to 10 (possibly 5)
Foliage: Vibrant dark green on top, silvery backside
Flower: Fragrant, white flowers are attractively nestled in the dark green foliage
Fruit: Red-orange fruit is an asset
Bark: Attractive smooth gray bark
Winter Interest: Mostly evergreen, drops some foliage in late winter
Texture: Medium
Shape: Oval, narrower proportions than is typical
Mature Size: 35' tall by 15' wide
Growth Rate: Medium
Adaptability: Acid soil a must for Green Mile™ Sweetbay Magnolia; thrives in wet situations from wet feet to periodic flooding to swampy sites; grows well in soils with average moisture
Native Habitat: Native to a large area from Massachusetts to Florida and west to Texas