Little Gem Magnolia
The Crown Jewel of Magnolias!
This dwarf magnolia is a marvel, casting bursts of saucer-shaped white flowers amid a sea of glossy green leaves.
The Little Gem is the most commonly planted of all magnolias. Here's why...
• A gorgeous privacy hedge.
• Blooms lasting up to six months in the South.
• Resistant to disease and pests.
• A sure-fire nature attractant.
• Virtually maintenance free.
Your yard will never look the same once Little Gem graces your grounds. The oval shaped beauty shows off its 8 inch fragrant white flowers with dramatic green foliage and bronze undersides. Watch nature come alive with visiting bees and butterflies. Pods of bright red seeds will attract droves of migrant birds, turning your space into a wildlife wonderland.
Thanks to the Little Gem, you'll be the green thumb of the neighborhood with the tiniest effort. It's virtually maintenance-free besides adequate watering (1 inch a week) and occasional feeding. It's compact form takes up less room than it's taller magnolia cousins. It handles drought without a droop. It adapts to all soils. It loves the sun and even partial shade. Disease and pests rarely frequent. It's evergreen status even reaches up into some parts of the north. Planting is stress free, and the tree adapts quickly in the ground. Prune at an early age, and the Little Gem retains its supple oval look.
The tree reaches only 20 feet, giving you limitless landscaping inspirations. Accent your front yard. Screen your home. Put in a natural fence. The choices are endless. Your six months of blooms ensure that wherever you plant the Little Gem, the view will be spectacular!