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Magnolia grandiflora

Family: Magnoliaceae
Common Names: Southern Magnolia, Evergreen Magnolia, Bull-bay, Big Laurel
Native Habitat: United States
Height: 60 to 80 ft
Flowers: white, cream, gray
Fruit: brown, red; cone shaped
Pest & Diseases: susceptible to verticillium wilt, scale, Tulip-poplar weevil (sassafrass weevil), leaf spots, blights, scabs and black mildews.
Interesting Fact: state tree of Mississippi & favorite tree of LMP’s Marketing Manager.