QUESTION: Is the southern magnolia a messy tree? I've had trees before that constantly make a mess that requires a lot of raking or blowing, so I'd like to avoid that. - Wesley H ANSWER: Unfortunately, the southern magnolia tree is considered a messy tree by most standards. So … [Read more...]
Where’s the best place to plant a southern magnolia tree?
QUESTION: Where’s the best place to plant a southern magnolia tree? I have a location in mind where I'd like to put it, but wanted to make sure that it doesn't need to be planted with a certain orientation or specific sun requirement. Any tips? - Alex W ANSWER: Southern … [Read more...]
Are Southern Magnolia Trees Hardy?
QUESTION: Are southern magnolia trees hardy? I don't want to plant one if it's just going to die during the first cold winter. - Raquel A ANSWER: It depends upon your location. One might assume that because these trees have the term “southern” in their name that they can’t … [Read more...]