Magnolia grandiflora ‘Samuel Sommer’ Samuel Sommer Magnolia

Magnolia grandiflora ‘Samuel Sommer is a selection of the Southern Magnolia with dark green, leathery, and glossy leaves. The underside of the leaves sports a beautiful rusty-red fuzz. This Magnolia is evergreen and has a fairly fast growth rate. At maturity Samuel Sommer Magnolia can reach 30-40′ tall with up to a 30’ spread. From seed this Magnolia can take 15 years to bloom! Not to worry from cuttings it only takes 2-3 years. The blooms are an amazing 10-14″ in diameter and will usually have around 12 petals.

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