Magnolia figo tree in 5 gallon pot
UC Botanical Garden at Berkeley

Magnolia figo

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Common name: Banana Shrub
Special Notes: Magnolia figo can be grown inside or outdoors in the Bay Area. This 6’ tall specimen has been happily living in a greenhouse and would need some time to adjust to an outdoor garden. Fascinating flowers bloom from April-June; small and yellow with a burgundy accent, they smell like banana candy.

Family: Magnoliaceae
Native to: China, Korea
Form: Broadleaf evergreen shrub
Size: 10’ high and wide
Flowers: White/yellow with red accent in spring
Light: Full sun to part shade
Water: Moderate water
Hardiness: Hardy to 0°F
Soil: Well-draining standard soil