Magnolia denudata - Lily tree, White Yulan tree, Slender White Magnolia
Magnolia Yulan tree
Magnolia denudata is a large deciduous shrub or small tree, with fragrant, cup-shaped white flowers 8cm in length, appearing before the ovate leaves from mid to late Spring.
It is fully hard when planted (-15oC), ideally plant in a sheltered position ie not in a very windy site and out of frost pockets.
Soil: Fertile moist well-drained soil - humus-rich. Neutral to acid soil. Mulch annually in the Spring with a manure / leaf-mould mix.
Supplied: 15 litre pot 120-180cm tall plants.
Introduced from China in 1789.