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Judy Zuk Magnolia

Fragrant yellow blooms

  • Sun Exposure: Full Sun, Partial Shade
  • Height/Habit: 10 - 15 feet
  • Zone: 5-9
  • Flowering Date: Early to mid spring
65154-Judy Zuk Magnolia

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Judy Zuk Magnolia

Description
Attractive upright magnolia adds color, fragrance and outstanding foliage to the landscape. In the spring, its 7-9" tulip-shaped, yellow flowers with a plum base, fill the air with fragrance. Throughout the growing season, this deciduous tree has ovate, medium green, leathery leaves that turn yellow in the fall. Its flowers are usually sterile. This tree is named in honor of Judy Zuk, a former president of Brooklyn Botanic Garden. 2-3' bareroot. Magnolia 'Judy Zuk'

Tree/Shrub •Z5-9 •H 10-15'xW8-12' •Early to Mid Spring •Sun-Part Shade

Product Details
  • Season Spring
  • Unit of Measure1
  • Botanical NameMagnolia 'Judy Zuk'
  • Sun ExposureFull Sun, Partial Shade
  • State RestrictionsAE AK GU HI PR
  • Spread8 - 12 feet
  • Spacing10 - 12 feet
  • Hardiness Zone5-9
  • Flowering DateEarly to mid spring
  • Planting InstructionsSelect a location protected from high winds.
  • Winter CareApply a winter mulch, after the ground freezes, for its first winter. Remove the mulch in early spring, before new growth emerges.
  • Flower Color:yellow
  • Flower Form7-9" (18-23 cm), cup-shaped, tuliplike flowers.
  • Foliage TypeOvate, medium green, leathery leaves, up to 6" (15 cm) long. Leaves turn yellow in fall before dropping for winter.
  • Soil RequirementWell-drained, organically-rich, acidic, moisture-retentive soil.
  • PruningPrune to desired shape and to remove dead and broken branches. After flowering.
  • Unique CharactersticsMissouri Botanical Garden: 'Judy Zuk' is an upright, yellow-flowered, deciduous magnolia honoring Judy Zuk, a former President of the Brooklyn Botanic Garden. Over the first 10 years, it typically grows to 28' tall and 8' wide. It features tulip-shaped, fragrant yellow flowers with plum-flushed bases that bloom in early spring as the new leaves emerge (March to early April in St. Louis). Flowers are usually sterile. Obovate, large green leaves have entire margins. 'Judy Zuk' is sometimes listed as a cultivar of M. x brooklynensis.
  • Shipped2-3' BAREROOT
  • Height/Habit10 - 15 feet
  • Growth RateSlow
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