Little Gem Magnolia

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Magnolia grandiflora 'Little Gem'

Little Gem is a moderate grower, very compact, with an upright, branching, narrow form. Foliage is dark green, with rusty-bronze coloring on the leaf underside.

A heavy bloomer, white flowers appearing in early Spring, then again in late summer.

Originated by Warren Steed of Steed's Nursery, Candor, NC. Grafted.

 *Deer Resistant *                                                                                                  Attracts: Birds, Bees & Butterflies

Photos courtesy of Piedmont Carolina Nursery in Colfax, NC & Lake Tree Growers in Whigham, GA.
Ornamental Characteristics
Category Large Flowering Shrub or Small Flowering Tree
Foliage Type Broadleaf Evergreen
Height 20' - 30'
Spread 10' - 20'
Shape Pyramidal Tree-Form
Primary Foliage Color (Glossy) Dark-Green
Seasonal Foliage Color (Glossy) Dark-Green
Flowering Season Summer
Flower Color Creamy-White
Specimen Tree
Environmental Characteristics
Growth Rate Slow
Sun Preferences Sun to partial shade
Water Preferences Moist (not wet): Prepare planting area for adequate drainage. * Poor drainage may result in root rot for any plant, tree or shrub. 
Cold Hardiness Zone 7 - 9