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Magnolia acuminata

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Plant types and subtypes: Trees & Shrubs, Trees, Deciduous

Light Requirements: sun, part-sun, part-shade

Water Use: high

Soil Moisture: moist

Soil Description: acid, rich

Height: 40'-70'

Bloom Time: April, May, June

Bloom Color: yellow

Leaf Color: green

Hardiness Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8

Additional Tags: attracts birds, fall interest, fragrant plant, medicinal, shade tree, showy fruit

Magnolia acuminata (cucumber-tree)
  • Magnolia acuminata (cucumber-tree)
  • Magnolia acuminata (cucumber-tree)
  • Magnolia acuminata (cucumber-tree)
  • Magnolia acuminata (cucumber-tree)

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Description

Magnolia acuminata

Also known as:

cucumber-tree

,

cucumber magnolia

Scientific Synonyms:

Magnolia cordata, Tulipastrum acuminatum, Tulipastrum cordatum

Native Range & Classification

Recorded County Distribution: USDA data

Native Range:
AL, AR, CT, FL, GA, IL, IN, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MO, MS, NC, NJ, NY, OH, OK, PA, SC, TN, VA, WV

USDA Endangered Status:

  • Endangered: FL, IN

Classification

Kingdom Plantae Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida Dicotyledons
Subclass Magnoliidae
Order Magnoliales
Family Magnoliaceae Magnolia family
Genus Magnolia magnolia
Species Magnolia acuminata cucumber-tree