Magnolia Seeds - Umbrella Tree - Heirloom Untreated NON-GMO From Canada

Magnolia Seeds - Umbrella Tree

(Magnolia tripetala) Perennial. Zones 5 - 8.

Umbrella Tree/Umbrella Magnolia is an Appalachian native tree gains its name from giant, jungle-like leaves; reaching 2 feet in length and nearly 1 foot across. There’s some shelter for ya! Umbrella Magnolia grows to 30 feet and produces large, cream-coloured flowers in early Spring.


Cold Hardiness: Zones 5 - 8

Edible: Flowers & flower buds are edible.

Size: Small Tree

Growth RateSlow - Medium

Nitrogen Fixer: No

Native Plant: Yes

Germination: 40 - 60%

Sun Requirements: Full Sun - Partial Shade

Soil Preference: Rich, moist but well draining soil. Can struggle with pollution in urban areas. Plant in a sheltered area, protected from Winter winds.



**Refrigerate seeds immediately upon arrival!**

SEED PRETREATMENT: Soak seeds in water for 24 hours. Mix seeds with a moistened grow medium equal to 3-4 times seed volume. Place in a plastic bag, covered tray/cells or container.

STRATIFICATION: 120 days cold/moist (5°C). Place plastic bag with seeds and soil in your refrigerator, preferably in a veggie crisper. Inspect periodically for even moisture.

POST-STRATIFICATION: Sow stratified seeds 1/2” deep, ideally in a peat/perlite mix. Temperature of about 20°C is ideal for germination. Water evenly and regularly.

GERMINATION: When all previously mentioned requirements are fulfilled, germination generally occurs in 45-60 days.

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Available direct from Incredible Seeds, a Canadian Heirloom and Heritage Seed Company, offering only the best natural, non-GMO, open pollinated and untreated seeds, located in Mi'kma'ki / Nova Scotia. 

  • $8.99

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