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Eskimo

Magnolia
Eskimo magnolia blossom

As the name suggests, Eskimo features snow-white flowers. 

Eskimo magnolia trees for sale

  • 2-year pot-grown tree £67.50
    In a 12L pot
    Very large size (4m-7m after 10 years)
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History

Eskimo is a cross between Magnolia x soulangea 'Lennei' and Magnolia kobus 'Norman Gould'. It was raised by Dr August E. Kehr, who after a long career in the US Dept. of Agriculture retired in 1978 to concentrate on plant breeding. He raised some 30 different Magnolias, including Eskimo.

Eskimo characteristics

  • Gardening skillBeginner
  • Attractive featuresAttractive flowers
  • Growth habitUpright-spreading / Vase
  • Height after 10 years3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
  • SunlightPrefers full sun
  • PruningLight prune
  • Growth rateAverage
  • Site conditionsSheltered siteFree-draining site
  • Flower colourWhite
  • Flowering monthApril
  • Leaf colourGreen
  • Leaf/Flower sequenceFlowers appear first
  • Country of originUnited States
  • Annual cycleDeciduous

Similar varieties

  • See also Joli Pompom
    Magnolia
    Joli Pompom
    The flowers of Magnolia Joli Pompom are the purest sheen of icing sugar white.