Magnolia Tree In Container
Add some new compost into the container and then transfer the magnolia onto the compost.
Magnolia tree in container. The saucer magnolia is bigger than the rest but horticulturally speaking it can still be planted in a container if you have one big enough. A rule of thumb is to have a foot in container diameter for every 4 feet of mature plant height. Since the magnolias surface roots are sensitive to disturbance they are a good candidate for. Whichever type you grow the tree will benefit from rich acidic soil and protection of its roots.
Remove the tree from its old container and lightly brush away some of the compost from the root ball and the surface. When you think about magnolia trees your first thought is of a majestic plant growing in well kept lawns or in large gardens bearing large pink or white flowers in early spring. The flowers of the species vary in color and appearance but are usually fragrant. Choosing a container the first consideration when growing a magnolia in a container is the container itself.
This means that a magnolia grown in a container or pot can brighten even a small space and it can be moved to suit your and your trees needs. Japanese magnolia trees magnolia x soulangeana produce 3 to 6 inch wide goblet shaped flowers which appear on bare stems before the leaves grow back in the spring. Since the magnolias surface roots are sensitive to disturbance they are a good candidate for containers provided they receive proper care. Proper care of a container grown tree requires special consideration of water and nutrients.
I do most of my gardening in containers and would love to have a magnolia in my home landscape.