Sweetbay Magnolia


Flower and leaves, Cabarrus County Hope Duckworth

CC BY 4.0

8 in stock



Common Name: Sweetbay Magnolia

Botanical Name: Magnolia virginiana

Light Exposure:  Full sun to light shade

Soil Moisture:  Good Drainage, Moist to Occasionally wet

Mature Height: 15 ft – 100 ft

Mature Width: 10 ft.- 20 ft.

Salt Tolerance: Moderate

Highlights:  Typically, multi-stemmed tree or shrub, tolerates wet and swampy sites and has aromatic spicy leaves and twigs and extremely fragrant flowers.  An excellent specimen tree.


For more information visit

https://plants.ces.ncsu.edu/plants/Magnolia virginiana

Pot Size: 15 gallon