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Magnolia Yellow Bird
Magnolia Yellow Bird
Magnolia Yellow Bird
Magnolia Yellow Bird
Magnolia Yellow Bird
Magnolia Yellow Bird
Magnolia Yellow Bird
Magnolia Yellow Bird
Magnolia Yellow Bird

Magnolia 'Yellow Bird'

A shrub of breathtaking beauty when in full bloom
Grows to
Grows To
800 cm
1200 cm
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Plant Care Information:

Scented / Fragrant
Scented / Fragrant
Perfect In Pots
Perfect In Pots
Plant In Sunshine
Plant In Sunshine
Winter Hardy
Winter Hardy
Wildlife Friendly
Wildlife Friendly

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1 x 10L Pot
Item: 610049
£69.99
1 x 3L Pot
Item: 510969
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Grows to
Grows To
800 cm
1200 cm
1 x 10L Pot - Item: 610049
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  • Welcome spring in the most stylish way possible with the yellow flowering Magnolia
  • Make a real statement in your garden this year with a big and established Magnolia, delivered to your door already around 1m tall
  • Lemon-yellow blooms erupt across the plant to wake up the garden from its winter slumber
  • Low maintenance and a breeze to grow, hardy to withstand cold winter weather conditions as low as -15C
  • Supplied as an established plant in a 10L pot, roughly 1m tall, ready to plant
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The sudden appearance of Magnolia blooms is a traditional sign that spring has arrived each and every year, with beautiful huge buds bursting into colour early in the season. Most Magnolia are pink or similar shades, so this rare and fabulously unique hybrid 'Yellow Bird' really is a treat!

Plus, this isn't a plant you'll be waiting to feel impressed by, as it is established and already around 1m tall on arrival. Feel bowled over by the big lemon-yellow flowers, sometimes streaked in lime green, as they emerge just before the deep green leaves unfurl for spring.

Easy to grow and hardy in conditions down to -15C (although best to avoid windy sites), just a little prune to shape will form a nice, low maintenance, specimen garden tree. Very versatile, plant it in a large container and place it by a door, gate or pathway, where it will make a superb eye-catching feature, or on the patio where you can really enjoy the beauty.

Supplied as an established plant in a 10L pot, at roughly 1m tall, ready for immediate planting.

Please note: Delivery may take up to 14 days for this product. The approximate listed height of this variety and dimensions of the supplied nursery pot are subject to change on delivery, depending on seasonal conditions.

A delivery surcharge applies to this product, set at 8.99.
Delivery is to most mainland postcodes with the exception of BT (Northern Ireland), FK (Falkirk), GY (Guernsey), HS (Outer Hebrides), IM (Isle of Man), IV (Inverness), JE (Jersey), KA (Isle of Arran / Great Cumbrae), KW (Orkney), PA (Isle of Mull, Jura, Hebrides), PH (Isle of Eigg, Rum, Canna), PO (Isle of Wight) & ZE (Shetlands / Lerwick).
Deliveries to the above postcodes will incur an additional delivery charge.

What Is Supplied

Item 610049 supplied as:
1 x 10L Pot

Top Tips

Plant magnolias in a sunny or semi shaded position with protection from cold winds and hard spring frosts.

Magnolias prefer a rich, moist, well drained, acid to neutral soil so incorporate plenty of well-rotted manure or garden compost to improve the soil prior to planting.

Magnolia plants establish quicker when their roots are shaded so apply a mulch of rotted bark chips, manure or garden compost after planting, taking care not to mound it around the stem of the plant.

Care Information

  • When planting, choose your site carefully as magnolias dislike being moved.
  • Dig a hole twice the width of the roots, forking over the bottom to loosen the soil, and add some good quality fertiliser such as Blood Fish & Bone.
  • Aim to plant at the same depth as it was in the pot.
  • Holding the tree or plant upright in position with one hand, slowly backfill the hole with soil
  • Use your heel to compact the soil around the plant to ensure good contact around the roots.
  • If you're planting into pots, place some old rocks, stones or gravel in the bottom of the pot for drainage and ballast and use the best compost you can buy.
  • For tall trees and shrubs, we highly recommend using our Tree Planting Kit. You only need to support the bottom half of each trunk, so push 40cm of each stake into the soil next to each tree.
  • With the soft tie, make a figure of eight around both the trunk and stake, and fasten it off - your tree will now be better protected from strong winds.
  • Spread the Mycorrhizal fungi on the roots and in the soil when planting and ensure that it is in close contact with the roots.
  • Water the plants weekly - especially in dry weather - for the first 8 weeks or so - do not allow plants to dry out in the first four months after planting.
  • When the soil and air warm up from late March onwards, you should see the plant burst into life.

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Plant Dimensions
1200 cm
800 cm
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