Bracken’s Brown Beauty Magnolia Tree

Bracken’s Brown Beauty Magnolia Tree

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  • Large white flowers


  • Fragrant

  • Cold hardy

  • Evergreen

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Large Evergreen Tree Beloved for Shade & Summer Flowers

The Bracken Brown Magnolia tree’s compact pyramidal form features beautiful, large pure white flowers that make it an exceptional choice as an accent tree for your landscape.

The Bracken’s Brown Beauty Magnolia tree is a significant broadleaf evergreen magnolia cultivar with extensive winter hardiness. This plant produces large fragrant, cup-shaped, creamy white flowers that appear in late spring with sparse flowering throughout the summer. This fragrant white flowering tree grows in all types of climates making it one of our favorite southern magnolias and favorite shade trees.

Its glossy dark green leaves are green on top and rusty-brown on the undersides, lending a bi-color appearance to the foliage. The Bracken magnolia tree flowers will give way to spherical fruiting cone clusters that mature in the late summer growing season. At full maturity, it releases coated red seeds on slender threads perfect for birds to munch on.

Bracken’s Brown Beauty Magnolia Pruning

Magnolia trees don't usually require too much pruning but you can prune your Brown Beauty magnolia tree to shape it to the desired size. 

The best time to prune a Bracken's Brown magnolia is during the late spring and through the summer. Be sure to wait until your 

Bracken’s Brown Magnolia Care

The Magnolia Grandiflora Bracken’s Brown Beauty tree thrives in full sun to partial sun and partial shade. It prefers rich well-drained soil but can tolerate very wet areas or drought. Slightly acidic soil is best but not required. 

How Fast Does A Bracken Brown Magnolia Grow?

The Brackens Brown Magnolia growth rate is around 1 to 2 feet per year, making it a very fast-growing tree and perfect if you are looking for height fast. This large native tree can get up to 30-40 feet tall and up to 25 feet wide at full maturity. Bracken’s Magnolia has an upright growth habit with a tall central leader. Adding some fertilizer yearly will benefit the tree’s growth and health.

Check out our Magnolia Grow Guide and How to Prune a Magnolia Tree for more information on planting and growing Magnolia Grandiflora.

Are Bracken's Brown Magnolias Deciduous?

The Bracken's Brown Beauty Magnolia is not deciduous and is one of the most cold-hardy magnolias. This evergreen tree does not lose as many leaves as other magnolia varieties and thrives in most of the United States USDA zones 5-9. The cold hardiness range is perfect for areas with colder winters!

When Does Bracken’s Brown Beauty Magnolia Bloom?

The Bracken’s Brown magnolia blooms in May through June and can experience some late summer flowering. Its flowers are creamy white in color and produce an intense fragrance. You will see the Brown magnolia's seed pods start to appear at the end of the blooming season, releasing their red seeds when the pods reach maturity. 

Have your Brown magnolia tree shipped directly to your home in our secure packaging. The root systems are well established and we do not ship bare root trees or plants. Shop our Bracken's Brown Beauty magnolia trees for sale today! 

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Botanical Name
Magnolia grandiflora 'Bracken’s Brown Beauty'
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Sunlight
Full Sun / Partial Shade

Foliage Color
Green

Flower Color
White

Mature Width
15-25 ft

Mature Height
30-40 ft

Growing Zones 5, 6, 7, 8, 9

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KP
10/01/2022
Kristine P.
United States

Beautiful

I now have 2 trees and 1 shrub. Love the colors of the leaves. Definitely recommend. Well packed and arrived ready to plant

EF
09/07/2022
Eric F.
United States United States

Magnolia

Delivery was quick and my plant arrived in Excellent condition.

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09/07/2022
Anonymous
United States United States

Ordered a 2-3 ft sapling got a 6ft tree

I can’t really complain. But the sapling I ordered came as a 6ft tree. I got more than what I paid for. But I could not use it for the tree planting ceremony I had imagined. A 6ft foot sapling would not fit on a table for the symbolic ceremony. Beautiful tree, well packaged, delivered on time, but it was larger than expected.

DS
09/05/2022
Debra S.
United States United States

Brackens brown magnolia

Arrived in excellent condition, thriving in its new home, very pleased!

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07/25/2022
Anonymous
United States United States

Beautiful!

I ordered two Bracken’s Brown Beauty Magnolia trees and both arrived quickly and in great shape. They will look wonderful in my yard. I couldn’t be more pleased with the service and quality of the product. I will definitely order more plants from Perfect Plants in the future.

08/28/2022

Perfect Plants Nursery

Thank you for your kind words and your Bracken’s Brown Beauty Magnolia Tree order. So happy to hear its doing well in your home. Hope you both are doing well. Take care!

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