240cm Magnolia 'Satisfaction' | Full Standard | 15 Litre Pot

Code: PL925677
240cm Magnolia 'Satisfaction' | Full Standard | 15 Litre Pot
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240cm Magnolia 'Satisfaction' | Full Standard | 15 Litre Pot

A low maintenance Magnolia sporting fragrant, flamingo pink flowers

A special addition to your springtime landscape, Magnolia 'Satisfaction' will form abundant, goblet-shaped flowers. The petals are of a creamy white shade, which blend into a flamingo pink colour, fading as the season progresses. They also release a delightful fragrance! Aside from offering stunning floral interest, the habit of this Magnolia variety is compact and bushy, so it is a great choice for a smaller-sized garden. It neither requires very much pruning, making it a wonderfully low maintenance tree for the novice gardener. When planting, always try to avoid an overly exposed sight.

Plant Information

Supplied As 15L pot
Height on Arrival Height can vary depending on when you purchase your tree, and what rootstock and variety combination you buy. 180cm - 240cm
Eventual Height and Spread Eventual size depends on both environmental and genetic conditions. 2m (6.5ft) x 2.5m (8ft)
Flowering Period Spring
Flower Colour Cream and pink

Features

Grown by a Trusted Nursery
Requires Minimal Pruning
Eye-Catching Pink Blooms
A Bushy, Compact Habit
Delivered in Secure Packaging
Optional Extras
  • One Tree Stake and Tie Kit - 1.2m
    Add +
  • 60g Empathy rootgrow™ Mycorrhizal Fungi
    Add +
  • Tree Planting Kit - Tree Stake, Tie and Empathy Rootgrow
    Add +
Selected items will be included with your purchase

Bare root and containerised trees have differing planting requirements, detailed below:

Watering: Bare root trees should have their roots soaked in water for up to 2 hours before planting, while with containerised trees, it is important to drench their root ball before planting.

Pruning: Another difference is that for bare root trees, it is useful to prune their woody roots back a few inches. However, for containerised trees, you should free any spiralized roots growing around their rootball's circumference.

Planting: With bare root trees, you should dig a hole to enable the graft point to be above the soil, while with containerised trees, the pot should sit no lower than an inch below the ground.

Bare root and containerised trees also share planting requirements, detailed below:

With both, you should dig a hole that is twice the radius of their rootball. Stake your trees no more than 2 - 3 inches from the stem, and make sure that they are pointing away from the prevailing wind.

Fill the planting hole with a mix of compost and garden soil, finishing with fertiliser and mycorrhizal fungi. Take care to not compress the soil.

Once you are happy with your efforts, give your tree a generous watering.

Add mulch on top (this can be bark and wood chippings, compost, manure, leaf-mould, and stones), and ensure that these do not touch the stem of the tree.

Tie the stake to your tree (and leave space for growth), and place a rabbit guard around your tree to protect it from harmful pests.

Apply fertiliser and replace decomposed mulch come spring. In autumn, remove fallen leaves to prevent the risk of disease. You should also make sure that the ties are not rubbing your tree.

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All trees arrive in an extra thick cardboard box with a clamp to hold their pot in place. This prevents them from moving around on their journey.

Nursery staff will wrap the roots of our bare root trees and use compost to keep them moist during transportation. This extra protection prevents them from drying out, allowing for a flying start. We also use the same specialised box that our potted trees have to keep them nice and secure as they make their way to your home.

Magnolia trees are easy to grow. Their growth and output will likely be excellent providing you follow our planting and care instructions. Below we address some common query topics:

Hardiness: While magnolia trees originate from North America and Asia, the varieties we stock have been specially bred to cope in colder weather. As such, they will be fully hardy in the UK climate.

Position: Magnolia trees benefit from being planted in full sun. Planting them in a sheltered spot will also help them put more resources into their flowering display.

Soil: Soil types can be an unwelcome confusion as many plants will adapt to their conditions. Nonetheless, less than ideal conditions will certainly limit your Magnolia's growth. Waterlogged soils will starve them of oxygen, which plays a key role in photosynthesis; causing their roots to rot and creating an optimal environment for disease. Similarly, compressed soils can starve them of oxygen and water, so do not compress the soil when planting.

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