Simply Trees

Southern Magnolia "DD Blanchard"

Ships Oct. 1st

Size
$128.00
 
Twice a monthFull sunDeer resistantSpring to summer
 
  • At maturity, it reaches an impressive height of 40 to 50 feet and a spread of 20 to 35 feet
  • Features fragrant, creamy white flowers that can measure up to 10 inches in diameter
  • Blooms during late spring and sporadically throughout the summer
 

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With the D. D. Blanchard Magnolia Tree, expect a breathtaking display of fragrant, creamy white flowers that grace the tree during late spring and sporadically throughout the summer, attracting pollinators and perfuming the air with their delightful scent. The glossy, dark green foliage provides a lush and elegant backdrop throughout the year, making the tree an impressive focal point in any landscape. This magnolia variety is celebrated for its longevity, durability, and ability to withstand various growing conditions. Enjoy the beauty, grace, and timeless appeal of the D. D. Blanchard Magnolia Tree as it becomes a cherished centerpiece in your outdoor space.

Growth rate: Reaches a mature height of 40-50 ft and a spread of 20-35 ft

Please note: Images on our website depict plants and trees at full maturity to showcase their expected grown characteristics. These images are illustrative examples only and do not represent the size of plants or trees upon delivery.

Pruning: The D. D. Blanchard Magnolia Tree typically requires minimal pruning. Remove any dead, damaged, or crossing branches to maintain a healthy and balanced structure. Prune lightly in early spring before new growth emerges, if necessary, to shape the tree or remove any unwanted branches.

Fertilization: Apply a slow-release, balanced fertilizer specifically formulated for trees and shrubs in early spring. Follow the instructions on the fertilizer packaging for the recommended dosage. Avoid over-fertilization, as it can lead to excessive foliage growth at the expense of flowering.

Winter Protection: In zones 5-10, where winters can be challenging, protect the D. D. Blanchard Magnolia Tree from harsh winter conditions. Apply a layer of organic mulch around the base of the tree to insulate the roots and help retain soil moisture. In colder regions, consider wrapping the trunk with burlap or using protective tree covers to shield the tree from freezing temperatures and harsh winds.


When planting the D. D. Blanchard Magnolia Tree (Magnolia grandiflora 'D.D. Blanchard'), select a location that receives full to partial sun exposure for optimal growth and flowering. This tree thrives in well-drained soil with a slightly acidic to neutral pH. Dig a hole that is approximately two to three times wider than the root ball and slightly shallower than the depth of the root ball. Gently loosen the roots and place the tree in the hole, ensuring that the top of the root ball is level with or slightly above the soil surface. Backfill the hole with soil, firming it gently around the roots. Water thoroughly after planting and apply a layer of organic mulch around the base of the tree, keeping it away from the trunk.

The D. D. Blanchard Magnolia Tree thrives in full to partial sun, requiring at least six hours of direct sunlight daily to ensure optimal growth and flowering. Water the tree deeply and regularly during the first few years of establishment. Provide approximately one inch of water per week, either through rainfall or supplemental irrigation. Avoid overwatering, as excessive moisture can lead to root rot. Monitor the soil moisture levels and adjust watering accordingly, allowing the soil to dry slightly between watering intervals.

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We have perfected packaging and shipping plants & trees! That is why we DO NOT use any third-party fulfillment like most other online retailers. Your trees go straight from our farm to your door, safely packaged by our team of seasoned professionals. Our process ensures your plants leave our facility and arrive to your door in the best condition possible!

In cases of extreme cold or hot weather, we may temporarily delay shipping to ensure the well-being of your plants. Our primary focus is on delivering healthy and thriving plants to you. Rest assured, we'll make every effort to notify you of any delays promptly.

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USDA GROW ZONE:

Zones 7-9

Is typically suitable for USDA hardiness zones 7-9. It exhibits excellent hardiness and can withstand heat, humidity, and mild winter temperatures.

Our Process

We have perfected packaging and shipping plants & trees! That is why we DO NOT use any third-party fulfillment like most other online retailers. Your trees go straight from our farm to your door, safely packaged by our team of seasoned professionals. Our process ensures your plants leave our facility and arrive to your door in the best condition possible!