DAVIDSON TREASURE TREES

#026 Southern Magnolia
(Magnolia grandiflora)

Tree number #37 in the Davidson Tree Inventory; Largest Southern Magnolia in the inventory

Statistics (2022)

  • Circumference (In.): 127″
  • Height (Ft.): 65′
  • Avg. Crown Spread (Ft.): 45′
  • Diameter Breast Height (In.): 41″
  • Total Points: 203

More Information

  • Year Recognized: 2021
  • Current condition: Good
  • Property Type: Cemetery
  • Ecological Value: Southern magnolia, is a large, broadleaf evergreen tree that is noted for its attractive glossy dark green leaves and its large, extremely fragrant flowers. It is native to the bottomlands and moist wooded areas in the central and southeastern coastal plains from North Carolina to Florida and Texas. Giant fragrant white flowers are borne in the summer months and are extremely ornamental. The woody brown fruits with bright red seeds are used in dried arrangements.
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