Star magnolia (Magnolia stellata `Encore`)

USDA Hardiness Zones

USDA hardiness zones
Zone Zone  more information
Hardy to zone 4b
Mature Height Mature Height
to 15 feet
Mature Spread Mature Spread
10 to 15 feet
Growth Rate Growth Rate
Slower
Sun Sun
Full Sun
Moisture Moisture
Moist soil, well drained
Fall Color Fall Color
Dull
Attracts Wildlife Attracts Wildlife
Yes
Flower Flower
Ornamental
Fruit Fruit
Insignificant
Evergreen Evergreen
No
Native to WI Native to WI
No
Additional Information Additional Information
rounded form; 15’ tall; 10-15’ wide; flowers occur when young, pink buds open to white, puffy flowers; side buds open after the terminal flowers extending the bloom period

UW Extension
For more information, see the UW Extension Urban Horticulture Team Web site: www.uwex.edu/ces/wihort
Primary Author: Dr. Laura Jull
Photos by: Dr. Laura Jull and Dr. Ed Hasselkus

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