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Magnolia campbellii

Magnolia campbellii (Pink tulip tree, Campbell's magnolia)

is a tall fully hardy perennial deciduous tree with pink flowers in early Spring and late Winter. It grows well in semi-shade and direct sun, and prefers medium levels of water. The flowers are bowl shaped. It has low drought tolerance and low flood tolerance.
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It looks best in Spring and Winter.


Magnolia campbellii grows in soils ranging from a pH of 5.5 (very acidic ranges from 5.2 to 5.5) to 7.5 (neutral ranges from 6.6 to 7.5). It is adapted to clay loam, loam, loamy sand, sandy clay loam and sandy loam soils, and prefers high fertility.


This is a rounded tree has an ultimate height of 30m / 98.4ft and spread of 15m / 49.2ft. It can take 51-60 years to reach its ultimate height.


The leaves are green in Summer and green in Autumn. They are oblanceolate in shape.


The plant prefers a sheltered situation.


Flowering tree and specimen/accent plant.


Magnolia campbellii has green bark with a smooth texture.


Propagation techniques include cuttings.


India. Pakistan. China. Nepal.

-17°C / 1.4F 5.5 to 7.5 51-60 years 30m / 98.4ft 15m / 49.2ft
Scientific classifications [Edit]
Genus ? Magnolia
Specific epithet ? campbellii
Common names
Pink tulip tree (Ireland), Campbell's magnolia (Ireland)
IPNI details on Magnolia campbellii
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