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Premier Cru

Magnolia Premier Cru features attractive dark crmson globular flowers, borne on bare branches. As the flowers open they show pale pink inners.

Premier Cru grows with a spreading habit, reaching about 4m high and 3m wide after 10-15 years.

Premier Cru magnolia for sale

  • 3-year pot-grown tree £59.95
    In a 12L pot
    Large size (3m-5m after 10 years)
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How to grow

Premier Cru is one of the earlier flowering Magnolias, so be sure to plant in a sunny sheltered spot to minimise frost damage.

History

Premier Cru was developed by UK grower Maurice Foster, and is a seedling of Blood Moon, a notably dark red variety.

Premier Cru characteristics

  • Gardening skillBeginner
  • Attractive featuresAttractive flowers
  • Growth habitSpreading
  • Height after 10 years3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
  • SunlightPrefers full sun
  • Growth rateAverage
  • Site conditionsSheltered siteFree-draining site
  • Flower colourPink - dark
  • Flower formSingle flower (5-8 petals)
  • Flowering monthMarch
  • Leaf colourGreen
  • Leaf/Flower sequenceFlowers appear first
  • Country of originUnited Kingdom
  • Annual cycleDeciduous