Southern Magnolia is a highly fragrant flowering tree. Its leaves are shiny green, reddish underneath. Protect from winter winds and sun in northern areas. The Alta™ Southern Magnolia is the perfect choice for limited spaces and smaller gardens because it has full-sized blossoms on a narrow, columnar tree that is never more than 10 feet wide.
Growth Rate: Its growth rate is a bit slow. Can grow up to 12" to 24" per year.
Mature Size: It grows to a height of 60–80' and a spread of around 40.'
Soil Preference: Acidic, loamy, moist, sandy, well-drained, and clay soil is preferable for this tree.