Magnolia Jury series

Jury Magnolias are arguably the most spring-spectacular small trees available. Bred in New Zealand by Mark Jury who is an award-winning craftsman, each tree is quick to flower and once mature, will cover itself each spring in hundreds of blooms. These magnolias are compact in form, have their own stand-out look and are easy to grow. They can be depended on to produce a gorgeous show, year after year with almost zero effort.

FLOWERS & FOLIAGE FLOWERS & FOLIAGE

Each Jury Magnolia is unique. Black Tulip™ has deep purple goblet shaped flowers 15cm (6") across; Honey Tulip™ produces flowers the same size & shape but in honey gold; hot pink Felix™ has dinner-plate-sized flowers; Burgundy Star™ has claret red blooms; and Vulcan has deep magenta flowers that are 25cm (10") across.

PLANTING TIPS PLANTING TIPS

Pick your planting site with two things in mind, the mature size of the tree and the fact that Magnolias thrive in full sun. Prepare the planting hole so that the young tree can thrive in crumbly, well drained soil. Add organic matter to the soil to get things off to a good start.

WAYS TO USE THEM WAYS TO USE THEM

Each of these tree magnolias is so attractive they tend to find themselves planted as a feature specimen: at the centre of a small front lawn; off centre in a minimalist courtyard garden space. But they look equally fabulous when used in multiples: as a small copse or to line a drive.

SHAPE & SIZE SHAPE & SIZE

Black Tulip, Honey Tulip and Burgundy Star will grow to 3.5 metres high and 1.5 metres wide; Vulcan will grow taller reaching 4.5m by 2.5m wide; and Felix is the tallest growing to around 5m tall by 3.5m wide. All share a similar upright form.

FOOD & WATER FOOD & WATER

Be sure to water your newly planted trees regularly to help them establish without stress. Then keep an eye on things, helping them through any long dry spells - once mature, they’ll need little additional irrigation. In spring, scatter a few handfuls of control release fertiliser around each tree.

PESTS & DISEASE PESTS & DISEASE

Thanks to its impeccable New Zealand breeding, none of these Jury Magnolias suffer from diseases or pest issues.

Black Tulip

Felix

Burgundy Star

Honey Tulip

Vulcan

Landscaper tips

• These are the trees to plant when looking for an absolutely knock-out spring display: they have excellent shape and form so they hold their own during winter before the flowers and foliage appear
• Use in small spaces where you want a real looking tree at a manageable size
• Ideal for planting in courtyard contemplation gardens where they can be positioned off centre and surrounded by a variety of ‘wild’ plantings with a hint of Japanese garden
• In settings with a circular drive, set a small cluster of Jury Magnolias at its centre and mass plant beneath with Flower Carpet White roses
• If you need to dress up a long drive, set an avenue of these trees along one side, underplanted with spring bulbs for romantic effect

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