Magnolia – Black Tulip
*height & width at maturity
FOLIAGE: Large dark green leaves
FLOWERS: 15cm black-red, goblet-shaped flowers in early Spring.
DESCRIPTION: Black Tulip magnolia produces magnificent, 15cm black-red, goblet-shaped flowers almost tulip like, which are borne on bare branches in early Spring. Very large, dark green leaves appear after flowering. Flowers within the first few seasons.
LANDSCAPE USES: Excellent feature tree, ideal for smaller gardens.
TOLERANCES: Plant in a sunny position with good drainage and shelter from wind, so that the flowers are not damaged. Fertilize and prune to shape after flowering if required. Cold hardy.
TREE CARE: Plant in a well drained and well worked soil. Take care to plant the bud union above the soil level. Water in well and keep soil moist until tree is established. Fertilize when planting and again after new growth appears. Prune tree when planting to encourage new growth.