Magnolia acuminata
Cucumbertree
4
Eastern and Southeastern United States

Young trees are pyramidal but as they mature they become generally rounded in shape.
50-70 feet tall by 30-55 feet wide and is one of the fastest growing magnolias
Small flowers are greenish yellow and inconspicuous even though 3 inches, high and appear after the leaves are fully developed
Late spring
Leaves are 5-11 inches long
 
 
 
Bright red, resembling a small cucumber
 
 

  • 'Elizabeth' - hybrid of M. acuminata x M. denudata, has clear yellow flowers, tends to be shrubby and  height of about 25 feet
  • var. cordata - Yellow Cucumbertree
 

 

 
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