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Magnolia acuminata
Distinguishing Features: Large silvery and fuzzy buds at ends of branches, fruit large and fleshy, shaped like a small cucumber
  • Type: Deciduous
  • Form at maturity: 50 to 80 feet tall and equal in width, pyramidal in youth and becoming more open with age, wide-spreading branches
  • Leaf: Alternately arranged, simple leaves, entire leaf margins, ovate leaf shape, 6 inches to 12 inches long, yellowish green leaf color, yellowish bronze fall color
  • Flower: Tulip-like greenish white flowers, 2.5 to 3 inches in diameter
  • Bark: Gray-brown, ridged and furrowed bark, reddish brown stems with vertical gray lenticels, U-shaped leaf scar
  • Fruit or Seed: Elongated aggregate of follicles, 2 inches to 3 inches long, red seeds, looks like cucumber
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