Advanced search

Has anyone ever grown a magnolia in a pot?

(4 Posts)
LoveInAColdClimate Tue 21-Jun-11 16:25:54

Did it work? What variety was it? I have a half barrel which is currently full of shallots which will be harvested soon, and I would really love a magnolia tree but have no room for one anywhere else, so thought that might be a good solution. Thanks, all.

Goblinchild Tue 21-Jun-11 16:40:31

I had a star magnolia for about a decade, in a large pot in a backyard in Manchester. It did very well, despite the rain and snow.
I left it with a friend when I moved, and it's now in her garden and still going strong.

Goblinchild Tue 21-Jun-11 16:41:45

Bit like this one.

LoveInAColdClimate Tue 21-Jun-11 16:44:04

Oooh, thank you, Goblinchild - that's lovely and very helpful. I think I will go for it.

Join the discussion

Join the discussion

Registering is free, easy, and means you can join in the discussion, get discounts, win prizes and lots more.

Register now