Cucumber Magnolia (Magnolia acuminata)

Cucumber magnolia is a large deciduous tree that is best grown in moist, well drained soils. It will not tolerate urban conditions. Slightly fragrant, greenish yellow flowers appear in late spring that are followed by warty, cucumber-like fruit that mature to red in late summer. Leaves are a yellow-green that turn gold in the fall. Can be used as a large shade tree for lawns or parks. Full to to part shade.

NATIVE RANGE 

Cucumber-Magnolia

Map courtesy of the USDA-NRCS Plants Database.

 

Additional information

Scientific Name

Magnolia acuminata

Height

40-70'

Spread

20-35'

Foilage

Yellow green

Native To

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