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Alexandrina saucer magnolia

Magnolia soulangeana 'Alexandrina'

Showy large pink and white flowers in spring. Umbrella to vase shape with a dense canopy in summer.

SMUD Availability:
Yes
Size:
Small
Height:
15-25 ft
Width:
15-20 ft
Water Needs:
Moderate
Evergreen or Deciduous:
Deciduous
Shape:
Vase
Fall color:
Yellow
Flowers:
Yes
Growth Rate:
Moderate
Sunset Zones:
7, 8, 9, 14
Diseases and pests:
Aphids, scales, mites
Useful as a street tree? Minimum planting strip width?:
No, 5 1/2' planting strip

Minimum Planting Distances

  • from a building foundation: 6 feet
  • from walks and driveways: 5 feet
  • from a utility overhead (such as an overhead power line): 3 feet
  • between trees: 12 feet

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