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Magnolia (Standard)

Hardy Shrub

Large goblet shaped flowers unfurl their delicate petals in spring. Grown as a standard, this beautiful deciduous Magnolia is compact enough for a pot on the patio, or as a focal point in narrow borders. Ultimate height: 150-200cm (60-80"). Ultimate spread: 90cm (36"). Supplied as a bareroot plant - height of stem supplied 1m (39").

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Ideal For:
low maintenance garden, specimen plant
Flowering Period:
April, May
Position:
sun or semi shade
    • 1 bare root plant

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    • Despatch: By end of February 2016
    • £29.99
    • 2 bare root plants

    • SAVE £20  
    • Despatch: By end of February 2016
    • £39.98
Choose a sunny or semi shaded position that is protected from cold winds and hard spring frosts. Magnolias prefer a moist, well drained acid to neutral soil that is high in organic matter. If you don't have acid soil, incorporate plenty of ericaceous compost into your border prior to planting. Plant Magnolias at the same depth as they were previously planted. Backfill the planting hole and water well to settle the soil. Alternatively plant Magnolia standards in patio containers in soil based compost such as John Innes No. 3.
Feed and water regularly throughout the growing season until young Magnolia plants are fully established. In spring, apply a mulch of well rotted manure or compost to the base of the plant. Magnolia standards require little pruning other than to maintain their shape and remove damaged stems.
We will do our best to ship your plants or bulbs to you at the ideal time for planting as stated against each product. We recommend that you prepare your soil, planting beds or patio containers ahead of time so you are ready to plant out, or pot on, just as soon as your order arrives. You will find the name of the variety printed on the top line of the address label on your package. Please ensure that you open the packaging immediately and carefully read through the instruction leaflet provided. For greatest success, please pot on or plant out as soon as possible, following the cultural instructions enclosed with your order.
Reviews
  1. 4 Standard Magnolia offer

    By Douglas Clouston 18-05-2015

    After some delay I received my order and last week sent in a query regarding the apparent lack of life being shown by the plants. Your Care Department sent me an automated response saying that they were very busy and would not reply within the advertised timescale. Well; still no response is forthcoming! At this rate I am unlikely to use Van Meuwen again.

    Our Reply

    " Thank you for your review. I am very sorry to hear of your disappointment with your purchase and you have been unable to get in touch with our Customer Care Team. I have passed your details onto our Customer Care Team to ensure you get a response shortly. "

    Mark - Van Meuwen
    Customer Care Team
    21-05-2015

  2. Magnolias 3shrubs

    By Jacky Hill 05-05-2015

    So disappointed/ took money from my account in March, plants arrive may!!!! emailed to ask where my plants were......standard email saying they will respond as soon as possible! This they never did. No instuctions no receipt. absolutely shocking. I would not use or recommend Van Meuwen .

    Our Reply

    " Thank you for your review. I am very sorry to hear of your disappointment with your purchase and you have been unable to get in touch with our Customer Care Team. I have passed your details onto our Customer Care Team to ensure you get a response shortly. "

    Mark - Van Meuwen
    Customer Care Team
    06-05-2015

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