Cucumber Tree Magnolia
Zone 4 - 9
Native to Ontario however it is Endangered. It is a lovely shade tree with a straight trunk and pyramidal shape when young, maturing to a massive rounded form. In the spring it bears yellow-greenish flowers similar to the tulip tree. Cylindrical bunches of seeds (cucumbers) are green in late summer, ripening to small pinkish-red in the fall. Fruit is attractive to birds. Fall foliage colour is yellow, gold and brown. Best grown in full sun and fertile, moist, well-drained soil.
HEIGHT: 20-25 m SPREAD: 15-20 m
1 gallon container size
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