Scientific Name: Magnolia sieboldii
Common Name: Oyama magnolia
Family Name: Magnoliaceae
Origin: S.E. Asia / Japan / China
Hardiness Zone: Zone 6: (-23 to -18 °C)
Plant Type: Tree - deciduous
Mature Size: 7 - 10m x 10 - 15m (height x width)
Habit: Spreading
Form: Vase
Texture: Coarse
Landscape Uses: Fall interest, Small garden/space, Specimen plant, Spring interest, Street (boulevard tree), Woodland margin
Exposure: Full sun only if soil kept moist, Part sun/part shade
Soil or Media: Humus rich, Well-drained
Leaves: Simple, Alternate, Leathery, Pinnate venation, Glabrous, Obovate, Ovate, Entire
Flowers: Flowers solitary, White, May-Jun-Jul-Aug
Fruit: Aggregate fruit, Follicle, Pink, Red, Brown, Sep-Oct
Key ID Features:
Leaves ovate, dark green, grayish beneath, flowers nodding, 6-9(-12) tepals, white with pink to crimson stamens, cup-shaped, fragrant, most 7-10cm wide, fruit aggregate pink-red before turning brown as the follicles open to reveal their single orange-red seed. s. Winter ID: habit spreading, vase shaped, buds opposite, boat shaped, felty; lenticels whitish.