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Sweetbay Magnolia

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Sweetbay Magnolia

Sweetbay Magnolia Flower

Sweetbay Magnolia Trunk

Species

Magnolia virginiana

Family

Magnoliaceae

Campus Location

Along the bioswale on Sid Snyder Avenue

Native Range

Southeast United States

Description

  • Semi-evergreen to evergreen and grows 40 to 60 feet tall.
  • No known serious susceptibilities.
  • Landscape uses include decks and patios, specimen and street tree plantings.

History and significance:
The sweetbay magnolia was the first magnolia to be cultivated in England, in 1688.

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