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  Southern Magnolia  
Common Name: Southern Magnolia
Latin Name: Magnolia grandiflora
Tree Size: Large
Leaf Type: Evergreen
Growth Rate: Moderate
Water Needs: Moderate
Tolerances: Partial to heavy shade
Attributes: Texas native, showy or fragrant flower, attractive seeds or fruit, seeds or fruit eaten by wildlife
Features: Large, white flowers and glossy, deep green leaves.
Comments: Plant in well drained soil and let limbs grow to the ground. Some cultivars tolerate alkalinity.
Problems: Large surface roots under deep shade.
Firewise: Yes
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