Gallisoniensis Evergreen Magnolia Trees – Magnolia Grandiflora Gallisoniensis


The Gallisoniensis Evergreen Magnolia, a specific cultivar of Magnolia Grandiflora, is known for its more compact size and denser foliage. Despite being native to the southern United States, these magnolias have adapted impressively to the UK climate, providing unique features and value to British gardens.

Gallisoniensis Evergreen Magnolia Trees – Magnolia Grandiflora ‘Gallisoniensis’

The Gallisoniensis Evergreen Magnolia, a specific cultivar of Magnolia Grandiflora, is known for its more compact size and denser foliage. Despite being native to the southern United States, these magnolias have adapted impressively to the UK climate, providing unique features and value to British gardens.

Distinctive Features

Unlike many trees in England, the Gallisoniensis Evergreen Magnolia maintains a vibrant display of greenery throughout the year. This cultivar is particularly known for its denser growth habit and smaller stature compared to the species. Its glossy, leathery leaves are complemented by large, creamy-white, fragrant flowers, further enhancing its appeal.

Ideal for British Garden Design

The Gallisoniensis Evergreen Magnolia adds year-round interest to British gardens. Its denser, compact growth makes it ideal for smaller gardens or spaces where a lower canopy is desired. The large, glossy leaves and bold, aromatic flowers create a focal point in the garden, drawing attention with their beauty and fragrance.

Its evergreen nature and winter resilience make it a perfect choice for providing structure and colour during the colder months. The Gallisoniensis Evergreen Magnolia’s smaller size, reaching a height of around 4-6 metres, makes it manageable in smaller spaces and can be grown as a border tree or standalone feature.

Wildlife Benefits

Like other magnolias, this tree is a boon for local wildlife. Its fragrant flowers attract a wide range of pollinators, while its cone-like fruits and bright red seeds serve as a food source for birds and other small mammals. The dense foliage provides excellent shelter for birds and beneficial insects.

Growth and Lifespan

Gallisoniensis Evergreen Magnolia trees have a slow growth rate, typically gaining less than 30 cm per year. Despite their slower growth, they’re long-lived, with some trees known to thrive for over 100 years, given the right care and conditions.

Flowering, Fruit, and Reproduction

The Gallisoniensis Evergreen Magnolia blooms from late spring through summer, with large, creamy white, fragrant flowers providing a spectacular display. Following flowering, the tree produces a cone-like fruit that opens to reveal striking, bright red seeds in late summer or autumn. These seeds can be collected for propagation.

Distribution in the UK

While Gallisoniensis Evergreen Magnolia trees are not as common as some native trees in the UK, they are increasingly appreciated for their year-round beauty and adaptability. They’re mostly found in milder regions, especially the south and west of the country, and in sheltered city and coastal gardens.

In conclusion, Gallisoniensis Evergreen Magnolia trees are a fantastic choice for anyone looking to add year-round interest, colour, and wildlife benefits to their garden. They’re an easy to maintain, durable, and stunning addition to any British garden, large or small.


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Foliage Type



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Water Requirement

Moderate Watering

Growth Height

Small Growing

Growth Speed

Moderate Growth

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