Magnolia liliiflora 'Nigra'
Bull Bay 

Magnolia liliiflora 'Nigra'
Common name

Bull Bay

Group

Trees

Family

Magnoliaceae

Description

A bushy tree with dark green leaves. Goblet-shaped; very dark purple-red flowers produced in early summer and intermittently into autumn. Max Height 3m. Max Spread 2.5m. Flowers June to September. Full Sun/Partial Shade. Hardy. Back-fill with soil mixed with peat substitute and a suitable fertiliser.

Characteristics

Growth habit
Bushy
Fragrance
No
Hardiness
Hardy
Toxicity
Harmful if eaten/skin and eye irritant

Size

Growth speed
Fast
Ultimate height
3m
Ultimate spread
2.5m

Colour

Flowers
Purple; Red in June; September
Foliage
Green - Deciduous
Fruit
Red in October
 

Growing your plants

Aspect
Full sun/Partial shade Shelter from cold drying winds
Soil
Acidic
Moisture
Moist well drained
Propagation
Stem cuttings
Usage
Specimen
Planting
Back-fill with soil mixed with peat substitute and a suitable fertiliser

Caring for your plants

Pruning
Late winter Only prune if required to keep shape
Maintenance
Feed
Care
Keep moist in first year
Pests & diseases
Coral spot; Honey fungus; Scale

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Regular 10 litre 60-80 cm --- £15.10 £ 3
Regular 18 litre 80-100 cm --- £45.36 £ 1