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Why won't my magnolia flowers open.They are fuchia pink and healthy but they remain unopened.The magnolia is about six years old always flowers in abundance but never open.



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19 Mar, 2011


Mary - do you know what variety of Magnolia you are growing?

Some varieties have flowers that remain very upright and vase-shaped, and never fully open.

If the buds are forming OK but the flowers not developing (which is a different issue) then they may be being frosted in the bud, something that many Magnolias are highly susceptible to.

20 Mar, 2011

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