Magnolia stellata rosea – Pink Star Magnolia
*height & width at maturity
FORM: Dense rounded shrub.
FOLIAGE: New leaves emerge with a bronze tint and turn a dark shiny green. Autumn leaf colors are yellow to copper.
FLOWERS and FRUIT: Fragrant, light pink, star shaped flowers, fading to white with age. Blooms on bare branches early in the spring. Brown fruit opens to expose an orange red seed in early autumn.
GROWTH RATE: Slow
DESCRIPTION: Excellent slow growing specimen tree, ideal for smaller gardens. One of the earliest magnolias to flower.
TOLERANCES: Plant in a sunny position with good drainage and shelter from wind, so that the flowers are not damaged. Frost tolerant.
TREE CARE: Fertilize and prune to shape after flowering if required. 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.