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MAGNOLIAS

Magnolias are a southern landscape staple and here at Creekside Nursery, we currently have several different varieties and sizes on hand.  Magnolia trees are diverse in leaf shape and plant form, and they come in both evergreen and deciduous varieties.  Pick your planting site carefully. Almost all types are hard to move once established, and many grow quite large.  Dense shade, shallow roots and year-round dropping of leaves make it virtually impossible to grow grass beneath the leaf spread, but they make a perfect backdrop for shrubs and hedges.  Magnolias seldom have serious pest or disease problems and they are not a favorite of deer.  The highly fragrant blooms are attractive to bees and the beautiful red to orange waxy seeds are a favorite staple to birds, squirrels and other wildlife.