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Magnolia acuminata (Cucumber Magnolia) Sheffield's Seed Co., Inc.
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Magnolia acuminata (Cucumber Magnolia fresh seed) Sheffield's Seed Co., Inc.

Magnolia acuminata

fresh berries

Blue Magnolia, Cucumber Magnolia, Cucumber Tree, Cucumber-tree, Cucumbertree

  • Magnolia acuminata fresh berries

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Min. hardiness zone:
Item ID:

Growing Info

Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours
Stratification: cold stratify for 120 days
Germination: can be sown outdoors in the fall for spring germination, sow seed 1/2" deep, keep moist, mulch the seed bed, remove mulch upon germination

Other: remove seed from fruit prior to treatments 

In a Nutshell:

* An impressive stout tree of open, spreading, rounded habit, more pyramidal when young, flowers yellow green in late spring, dark green leaves, sometimes brownish in fall, fruit, pink or reddish, 2-3", vaguely resembles a cucumber--very vaguely, native from New York to Georgia, west to Illinois and Arkansas
* Magnolia acuminata , commonly called the cucumber tree (often spelled as a single word " cucumbertree "), cucumber magnolia or blue magnolia , is one of the largest magnolias , and one of the cold-hardiest. It is a large forest tree of the northeastern United States and Southern Ontario Canada . It is a tree that tends to occur singly as scattered specimens, rather than in groves. more...
* A decidious Tree growing to 20 m (65ft) by 10 m (32ft) at a medium rate. It is hardy to zone 4. It is in flower from May to July. more...

Usda description:

More info on http://plants.usda.gov

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