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Magnolia x brooklynensis 'Elizabeth' Tree

Yellow Magnolia Trees

from From £44.99 (ex. VAT)
( £53.99 (ex. VAT) inc. VAT)

This primrose yellow, flowering Magnolia makes a wonderful feature shrub. The large, showy flowers are cup-shaped and lightly fragranced, perfect for sensory gardens. The flowers appear just before and whilst the dark-green, bronze tinted leaves are emerging. The bush shape is conical which makes it suitable for a garden with limited space.

Like all Magnolias, Elizabeth is suited to any well-drained, fertile soil in sun or partial shade, preferably out of the early morning sun, which can lead to frost damage on buds. 

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AKA Magnolia 'Elizabeth', Yellow magnolia

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Variety Root Type Height Now Form ? Price Qty Basket
Magnolia x brooklynensis 'Elizabeth' Magnolia x brooklynensis 'Elizabeth'
10L pot 80-100cm Bush £44.99 (ex. VAT)
Magnolia x brooklynensis 'Elizabeth' Magnolia x brooklynensis 'Elizabeth'
7.5L pot 120-150cm Pruned & Shaped Tree £49.99 (ex. VAT)
Magnolia x brooklynensis 'Elizabeth' Magnolia x brooklynensis 'Elizabeth'
12L pot 150-200cm Pruned & Shaped Tree £54.99 (ex. VAT)
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Please note: Sunday 17th December is the last order date for Christmas delivery (excludes pleached and mature trees which have an earlier deadline).

Delivery Timescales

All trees are carefully packed by our experienced team. Most deliveries are made within a week of placing the order, with many being despatched to our tried and tested couriers within 24 hours. To be on the safe side allow up to 10 working days for despatch. These trees are sent on a 'no signature required' basis, so there's no need to be in to receive your delivery. You can give instructions on where to leave it via the checkout or send us an email (sales@ornamental-trees.co.uk).

There is a slightly longer timescale on pleached and mature trees (trees over 2.5m in height) because we group orders together by geographic area for specialist delivery - we will contact these customers to notify them of the delivery date and whether the delivery driver needs help unloading the trees.

Gift trees and other trees required for arrival on a specific date can be accommodated with pleasure at no extra charge, although we accept no legal responsibility for late deliveries.

Our nursery is a busy despatch centre and therefore customers need to make an appointment to collect or view trees.  For collections, despatch charges will be refunded.

 

Delivery Costs

1 small tree (most trees with a height under 1.5 metres) : £7.95 + vat

1 medium tree (most trees with a height of 1.5-2 metres) or 2-4 small trees: £9.95 + vat

2+ medium trees or 5+ small trees: £12.95 + vat

1-4 large trees (trees too large to fit in a box): £19.95 + vat

Mature trees, pleached trees or 5+ large trees: Cost is calculated in the checkout process and varies by postcode. You can buy as many trees as you want for the same delivery cost and so it can work out to be economical.

The above prices exclude the Scottish Highlands, where delivery starts from £24.95 + vat and is calculated in the checkout process.

 

Northern Ireland, Channel Islands and Non Mainland UK

Our courier charges are not viable for just one or two trees, but if you have a larger requirement then please do speak to us and we'll see if we can find a solution.

Planting Advice for Magnolia Brooklynensis Elizabeth trees

When planting yellow magnolia trees, such as Magnolia Brooklynensis Elizabeth, it is important to prepare the planting area well. Pot grown magnolia trees can be planted at any time of the year. You will need to carry out the following to prepare your planting site.

Firstly, remove all weeds and grass within a metre of your desired planting hole then dig a hole as deep as your root mass and approximately 2x as wide. We recommend digging a square hole as this encourages the roots to grow straight as opposed to around inside the hole. To help your tree establish more effectively, we advise applying root grow (sprinkle in the hole for pot grown trees), especially if you have poor soil. Do not try to loosen the roots of magnolia trees before planting. They have a fleshy root system and can be quite fragile, teasing the roots can cause damage.

Using 50% of the original soil and 50% compost, fill in the hole and firm around gently. Make sure not to bank the soil up around the collar of the tree as this can cause problems. To see how to use a tree stake and tie, watch our informational how to videos.

Aftercare Advice for Yellow Magnolia trees

If you’re planting in dry weather, water well and regularly for the first few months. The same goes for spring and summer planting. Make sure to keep an eye on your young tree and increase watering if there are extended periods of hot or dry weather. Magnolias do not cope well with dry soils so this is especially important. If you’re planting in autumn, you may only need to water your tree a little. We also stock a range of irrigation kits, suitable for a variety of planting schemes.

Once planted, it is important to keep the area free of competing weeds and grass for the first couple of growing seasons. Using a glyphosate based weed killer or installing mulch matting and bark chips will aid in this. Do not simply mow the grass around the area as this will only encourage it to grow more vigorously. If you know your area is prone to rabbits, we would advise using a rabbit guard.

Pruning Advice for Magnolia Brooklynensis Elizabeth trees

When first planted, magnolia trees can be pruned into shape. Simply remove any weak branches or any that are growing in an awkward position. Established deciduous magnolia trees should not be heavily pruned. Simply remove any dead or damaged branches. If pruning to limit the overall size, stagger your pruning over a few years to alleviate the stress on your tree. You want to achieve an open, balanced effect so do not over prune. Pruning for deciduous magnolias should be carried out in mid-summer to early autumn. You should not prune deciduous magnolia trees from late winter to early spring.

Magnolia x brooklynensis 'Elizabeth' Tree (Yellow Magnolia Trees) Description

  • Common name: Yellow magnolia shrub
  • Height and spread in 20 years: 4 x 2 metres
  • Seasons of interest: Spring, Summer
  • Foliage: Dark-green, bronze tinted leaves in spring and summer
  • Soil: Tolerant of all, particularly well-drained, soils