Magnolia Tree??

Discussion in 'Goat Management' started by goathiker, Sep 28, 2019.

  1. goathiker

    goathiker I'm watching you Staff Member Supporting Member

    I'm good with native plants, not so much with ornamental/tame plants.
    Is this a type of Magnolia tree? Thanx.
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  2. Dwarf Dad

    Dwarf Dad Well-Known Member

    It looks like a cultivar of magnolia japonica. Possibly have some large-ish pink blooms ready to pop open. Not sure of color, there are a few different shades.
    None of the magnolias down here set buds at this time of year.
    It could also be a White Star Magnolia, blooms have small petals that sort of look like a star burst. That is also a japonica.
     

  3. ksalvagno

    ksalvagno Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Looks very similar to my magnolia bush. That is HUGE though! I hope my bush doesn't get that big. But then again I'm in a different climate.
     
    Last edited: Sep 29, 2019
  4. SalteyLove

    SalteyLove Well-Known Member

    Jun 18, 2011
    New England
    Did it bloom yet? odd time of year!
     
  5. 21goaties

    21goaties Well-Known Member

    Mar 13, 2018
    Southern GA
    It looks like our magnolia trees (leaves and buds), except..... its bush shaped. Interesting. Magnolia trees are very bushy though.
     
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  6. goathiker

    goathiker I'm watching you Staff Member Supporting Member

    This is actually the top of the tree lol. Since it grew in the shade under the Douglas Fir, it grew sideways to seek sunlight.
    The "buds" are new leaf growth for next spring. The tree is now bald except for these tiny leaves.