Magnolia Fairy Blush ('Micjur01') (PBR)

Magnolia Fairy Blush ('Micjur01') (PBR)

3 litre pot £39.99
available to order from spring 2018
Quantity 1 Plus Minus
Buy Magnolia Fairy Blush ('Micjur01') (PBR) fairy magnolia: A beautiful new introduction into the UK
<ul><li><b>Position:</b> full sun or partial shade<li><b>Soil:</b> any moist but well-drained soil<li><b>Rate of growth:</b> average to fast<li><b>Flowering period:</b> March to May, then off and on until September<li><b>Hardiness: </b> fully hardy<br><br>Raised by the New Zealand breeder Mark Jury (who also brought us Magnolia Black Tulip), this wonderful new magnolia produces an abundance of blush pink flowers along the length of its stems in spring. Unlike many of the other spring-flowering types, the foliage of this magnolia is mainly evergreen, although it may shed its leaves in colder winters. It makes a fine stand-alone specimen, especially in smaller gardens where its compact form will not dominate, while its naturally bushy habit makes it ideal for creating an informal screen. A stunning new addition that is easy to care for, reasonably fast growing and will start to produce its lightly scented flowers on young plants.<br><br><li><b>Garden care:</b> Plant in a sheltered spot, away from strong winds. Requires minimal pruning. Remove any broken, diseased or crossing branches in spring. Mulch in spring with manure or leafmould, especially on dry soils.</li></ul>

  • Position: full sun or partial shade
  • Soil: any moist but well-drained soil
  • Rate of growth: average to fast
  • Flowering period: March to May, then off and on until September
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    Raised by the New Zealand breeder Mark Jury (who also brought us Magnolia Black Tulip), this wonderful new magnolia produces an abundance of blush pink flowers along the length of its stems in spring. Unlike many of the other spring-flowering types, the foliage of this magnolia is mainly evergreen, although it may shed its leaves in colder winters. It makes a fine stand-alone specimen, especially in smaller gardens where its compact form will not dominate, while its naturally bushy habit makes it ideal for creating an informal screen. A stunning new addition that is easy to care for, reasonably fast growing and will start to produce its lightly scented flowers on young plants.

  • Garden care: Plant in a sheltered spot, away from strong winds. Requires minimal pruning. Remove any broken, diseased or crossing branches in spring. Mulch in spring with manure or leafmould, especially on dry soils.

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Eventual height & spread

A really lovely plant

5

This plant has proved to be a joy free flowering a lovely delicate pink set against handsome foliage. The plant that was delivered was superbly packed and in lovely condition

Dolly

Ceredigion

Yes

Ideal for my overflowing border

5

I bought this to fill a space in front of my living room window. It came, securely packed as always from Crocus,healthy looking,a generous size for the price and already with several fat buds. I like planting different types so this will extend the varieties I already own.

Frankslass

Wetherby, Yorkshire

Yes

MagnoliaFairy Magnolia Blush('MicJur01')

5.0 2

100.0

I have a long narrow garden and i am thinking of growing magnolia or camellia into a hedge. Would this be a good option to prune into narrow hedge?

Noel

Hello, It depends on how hard you plan on cutting it back as although they make great hedges, I would allow it to grow to at least 1m in width.

Helen

Hi. I want to grow these into a hedge at the front of our garden. How closely should I plant them together so they form a dense barrier?

Newbie

Hello, To create a nice dense screen, I would advise planting them at 45cm intervals.

Helen

What height including, excluding the pot, will the 3 litre magnolia arrive as please?

Bast109

Hello, The batch we currently have are around 60 - 75cm tall.

Helen

Please couid you tell me if the 'MAGNOLIA FAIRY BLUSH' needs planting in ericaceous compost? Many thanks.

Sue

Hello there No this magnolia doesn't need ericaceous soil. Hope this helps.

Does the 1 litre come with a single stem which could be trained as a standard?

hb

Hello there This magnolia in a 1lt pot is only a young plant, so will only be approx 20cm tall so young enough to train into a standard over time. Hope this helps

Will Magnolias survive really cold winters Thank you for the information on Magnolias. However, we live 1000 ft above sea level in Mid-Wales and had temperatures in January 2010 down to Minus 16C. Can I really grow Magnolias in our situation? Margaret

DerekandMaggie Parker

Hello Margaret, The Magnolias we sell are fully hardy in most areas of the UK, however the best indication of what will grow in your area is to see what is already there. Alternatively if you really get blasted by wind or freezing temperatures and you want plants that usually won't tolerate these conditions, then perhaps you need to create a shelterbelt, which will produce a microclimate. I'm sorry not to be more help. Helen Plant Doctor

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Magnolia planting Hi, I have just taken delivery of a Magnolia (Star Magnolia). At the moment it is outside, in the bottom half of the box. I have just checked on your website and it says it is best to plant in April. What should I do with it in the mean time, and how do I care for it? Regards Laura

Laura Steed

Hello Laura, These are fully hardy so, although the optimum time for planting is spring or autumn, they can be planted out at any time of the year as long as the ground is not frozen. Therefore I would recommend you get it into the ground as soon as you can. I hope this helps. Helen Plant Doctor

Crocus Helpdesk

Hello Helen Thank you for your help - I will do as you suggest. Laura

Laura Steed

Specimen Ceanothus or another large bushy shrub.... Good afternoon, When I was first looking for a Ceanothus to replace the one we have in our front garden, I looked on your website, but you only had small ones. Our once lovely Ceanothus has been pruned out of all recognition again this year, as I planted it a bit too near our boundary when it was a baby. I know it may come back, but it is getting ridiculous as every time it grows back it has to be cut back again severely and then ooks a mess for most of the year. Have you got a nice, tall, bushy Ceanothus to replace it? I love my Ceanothus but perhaps if you don't have a big one, do you have another large, flowering shrub as an alternative? Hope you can help Regards Margaret

D DRAKETT

Hello Margaret, it is rare to find larger sized Ceanothus as they are usually quite short-lived and don't normally live longer than 6 - 8 years. We do have a selection of larger shrubs on our site like Hamamelis, Hydrangeas, Magnolias, Acer, Cornus, Cotinus, Philadelphus, Syringa and Viburnum, so you may find something of interest. They will be listed in this section. http://www.crocus.co.uk/plants/ I hope this helps. Helen Plant Doctor

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Magnolia tree pruning Greetings, We have a very mature Magnolia tree which grows from five thick stems (6 inches across) from ground level. The canopy starts from 4 feet and it has grown now 20 feet. It flowers well and often has a second flowering in September. It is a well known tree in our rural area. Can I prune the tree down to six feet in height with the hope it will send up sapling growth and then I would be able to control the height from ground level as now owing to heath problems I am not allowed to use step ladders. In anticipation --much appreciation.

Dick Brown

Hello There, It can be risky, but many Magnolias will slowly recover from being cut back hard, although it will take a few years to regain its composure. If you have a spring flowering type, then the best time to tackle this is in mid summer after the flowers have faded. It is important that you do not prune them from late winter to summer as they are prone to 'bleeding'. I hope this helps. Helen Plant Doctor

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Choosing the right plant Hello, I'm trying to find a suitable plant for my back garden, its south facing and its a clay soil. We live in a new build house so are overlooked. The plants are for at the bottom of the garden away from the house so we want plants that will give us privacy. I have been looking on your website but can't choose what to have. I am thinking that a Magnolia would be nice but I am not sure which one to choose. As I have no other plants in my garden, this will be the focal point for a while! Any help would be appreciated. Thanks Samantha

Samantha Walsh

Hello Samantha, I love all the Magnolias, but the ones with the cup-shaped flowers are my favourite. Magnolia Susan is relatively compact and has lovely dark coloured flowers - just click on the following link to go straight to it. http://www.crocus.co.uk/plants/_/shrubs/magnolia-susan/classid.4143/ If your soil is not strongly acidic or alkaline (you can check this with a simple test kit which we sell) then I would check the information on our site and pick one of the Magnolias that you like the look of best. I hope this helps. Helen Plant Doctor

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