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Helpful information about the Royal Star Magnolia Tree

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The Royal Star Magnolia is an early blooming tree with large, fragrant, double white flowers. Star Magnolias are interestingly a member of one of the most ancient flowering plant families in the world.

It’s beautiful white flowers begin to appear even before the foliage emerges in spring. This tree produce fragrant blossoms that last throughout the spring and into the summer. Note, due to late frosts, that can stretch into the early spring – damage on blooming flowers on the Royal Star Magnolia is common.

Did you know? The Royal Star Magnolia is considered an open-branched, multi-trunked ‘large shrub’ – but is commonly referred to as a small tree.

What you should know about the Royal Star Magnolia tree

Royal Star Magnolias should be planted in moist soil. However, the magnolia requires well-drained soil. While this tree requires a great deal of water to thrive, it cannot tolerate soaking in soil, as ‘root rot’ is common.

They require shelter from heavy winds to protect it’s developing buds.

Plant your magnolia near other trees or a retaining wall, or on the side of your home.

The magnolia can thrive not only in full sunlight but also in partial shade; it requires six to eight hours of exposure to the sun per day.

Ready for your Royal Star Magnolia?

Contact the experts at Arbor Hills Trees and Landscaping for more information. Click HERE to visit our website.

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Can we just say: What beautiful weather we’ve had in the during past few weeks here in Nebraska!

The crew at Arbor Hills is ready for a great year of creating new landscapes and updating old ones, planting new trees and shrubs as well as working in this great weather we’ve had thus far.

We have so many beautiful Nebraska native trees currently budding in our tree farm right now. What a sight to see! You can pre-order trees for this season right now on our website at: arborhilltrees.com  – Or give us a call at 402.895.3635. You can have us choose a tree for your yard, or come by our Nursery in Elkhorn, Nebraska and choose your own.

Make sure to follow our blog this year, for great tips and helpful articles on keeping your yard looking great all year long.