Cucumbertree Magnolia

Magnolia acuminata

One of the largest magnolias, this species is native to eastern North America and is the only magnolia that extends its range into Canada. The trees can grow up to 30 m tall and has distinctly alternate leaves. The Latin species name acuminata refers to the tapered tips of its leaves.
Habitat:
Cool, moist slopes and valleys.
Growth Habit:
Deciduous tree, growing to 30 m tall.
Bloom Time:
Late spring to early summer.
Longevity:
Moderate.
Presence in US:
AL AR CT DC FL GA IL IN KY LA MA MD ME MO MS NC NJ NY OH OK PA RI SC TN VA WV
Presence in Canada:
ON