Black Tulip® magnolia
Bred in New Zealand by leading Magnolia breeders, Felix and Mark Jury, Magnolia Black Tulip® is a stunning new addition to Magnolia collections.
This woody tree is ideal for general plantings and grows well in most climates, tolerating all but the coldest temperatures; it performs best in the sun and enjoys protection from strong winds.
Black Tulip® magnolia produces magnificent, 6 inch black-purple, goblet-shaped flowers almost tulip like, in early Spring.
Black Tulip® magnolia is an upright smaller tree growing to a height of 25 ft, suitable for smaller gardens or featured in larger landscape
Key Features of Black Tulip
- Superb, goblet-shaped blooms up to 6 inches across
- Stunning black-purple color
- Quick to flower – flowers within the first few seasons
- Smaller-growing tree, compact enough for most gardens
- Pruning is generally not necessary, except for early training of the plant
- Grows well in most climates – hard to Zone 5
Suggested Uses General garden / landscape plant.
Growth Habit Deciduous upright tree.
Flower Size Goblet-shaped flowers up to 6 inches across.
Mature Height Up to 25 ft.
Mature Width 10 to 15 feet wide
Hardiness Cold hardy, hardy in USDA Zone 5.
Flowering Period: Flowers before leaves are produced in early Spring.
Number Of Flowers: Hundreds of flowers on a mature tree.
Flower Color: Black-purple colored blooms.
Foliage: Dark green leaves 6 inches x 4 inches.
Pruning/Pinching: Pruning is unnecessary, however, crossed or competing branches can be removed while the plant is young to improve its shape
Light Needs: Full sun.
Water Needs: Average water requirements for medium to large tree.
Fertilizer: Apply 1 to 4 handfuls, controlled release fertilizer (20:12:16) in Spring.
Disease Tolerance: No particular disease problems.
Pest Issues: No particular pest problems
Varietal/Cultivar Name: JURmag1
Special Care: None