Magnolia grandiflora Little Gem Magnolia

Magnolia grandiflora Little Gem is an outstanding variety of Magnolia grandiflora. It is a compact growing, evergreen small tree, which due to its smaller size is perfectly suited to the home garden. ‘Little Gem’ is a hardy and reliable plant that is relatively pest and disease free. It will flower well from an early age-its creamy white scented flowers are a highlight during Summer and Autumn. Winter is a good time to prune to shape if required, and it will tolerate being cut back hard if necessary.  Magnolia Little Gem is a good small to mid sized plant.

Height: 3 metres

Width: 1.5 metres

Growth rate: Moderate to fast.

Form: Fastigiate when young, broadening slightly with age to become narrowly conical. Both foliage and branch forms are beautifully dense. 

Foliage: The narrow foliage, to 15 cm, is a rich glossy green with a rusty-brown backing . Densely arranged foliage.

Flowers: Magnolia grandiflora Little Gem Magnolia has large creamy white flowers are produced during the summer months even on young trees. Flowers are formed at the branch tips and have a sweet lemon fragrance. 

Bark: Smooth, greyish-brown in colour, aging to dark grey. Young shoots are bright green. 

Tolerances: Magnolia grandiflora Little Gem Magnolia will adapt to a variety of sites and shows good heat tolerance once established. Grows best in full sun with moist, acid, well drained soil but will tolerate partial shade. 

Landscape use:  Small gardens, topiaries.

Reference: Magnolia little gem, little gem magnolia, magnolia grandiflora, evergreen magnolia.


Order and delivery details

Our standard prices are as follows. Not all products are available in all sizes and there are some products that are charged at a premium rate.

25cm pots - $45 (minimum order 5)

45 litre bags - $230
75 litre bags - $330

Start From
100 litre bags - $450
150 and 200 litre bags - $550

(orders taken all year, RCB Field Grown Trees are dug and delivered in winter) 3m+ with large developed canopy - $450

Images are provided as a guide only to help identify plants.
Please call (03) 5628 1507 to confirm current stock availabilty,
and current plant size.

Transport to Melbourne: Blerick Tree Farm delivers year round to Melbourne Metro via our own transport. Click here to see delivery costs

Transport Interstate: For Sydney, Canberra, Brisbane and Adelaide, we use a third party plant transport company. Interstate transport is quoted per consignment, based on volume & space.

Transport to these locations will be a minimum of $250.

Office hours: Monday - Friday 9am to 5pm.

Nursery Opening Hours: Friday Saturday and Sunday 11am to 3pm

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55 McDougal Road, Neerim South VIC 3831
Ph: 03 56281507
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