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How to treat a magnolia with white fuzz on its leaves?

I can’t find photos with similar problem in the internet. Therefore, I don’t know how to treat this. Please help me, the tree looks worse each day.
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What kind of magnolias are in front of the White House?

It looks to me that there are two magnolias in front of the White House. What kind of magnolias are they? The picture is actually a detail taken from Donald Trump's twitter account today's ...
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Should this Magnolia grandiflora be pruned?

This is a 16 year old Magnolia grandiflora in zone 8a. Should it be pruned, or left alone?
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Magnolia grandiflora: How is flowering affected in case of propagation by layering?

I've got a 10 year old Magnolia grandiflora that flowered last year for the first time. If I manage to propagate it by layering, would the new plant have flowers the first year after separating from ...
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What is the value of magnolias for birds?

I am building a bird-friendly garden. It is going to contain serviceberries, mountain ashes, hawthorns and dogwoods, as these plants are known to attract birds. I love magnolias, however, I've read ...
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Magnolia grandiflora planted and looking stressed

I planted a Magnolia grandiflora 'Kay Paris' in a corten steel container. It was bought as a 100L container. It’s now looking a bit ill or stressed, after about a month. I have clay soil, so tree was ...
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Planting magnolia tree a little 'high'

I bought a Magnolia grandiflora in a 100 Litre container. It needs to sit tightly next to a fence, with intent to block a neighbouring property. Now, here is the problem... The tree is 2m tall, but ...
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How to get regrowth on a magnolia stump?

the leaves of my Magnolia champaca shed and only tree stump is left... How do I get it to regrow? It's been about 4-5 months since it shed its leaves i thought its winter hence but cant see any new ...
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How tall will this Magnolia stellata grow?

I have bought a Magnolia stellata that has a height of 27 inches (70 cm) above ground and a root system 8 inches deep (20 cm). It looked like it was newly potted, so I went home and checked the roots. ...
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Will fallen Magnolia seed pods break down naturally if left alone?

I have a massive magnolia tree in my backyard. It's fall, and it has dropped a lot of its seed pods. During the fall there weren't that many, and I just mowed over them and they seemed to disappear. ...
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What is wrong with this magnolia?

We have this medium sized magnolia in a pot since a bit more than a year. It survived the winter with us ocassionally taking it inside the house to prevent it from frosting. When spring came it ...
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Magnolia grandiflora 'Little Gem' not flowering

I have a magnolia 'Little Jem' that is about 4 years since I planted it in my backyard. It gets very good sunlight. However it is not flowering very well (see attached picture). I am in the San ...
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Unknown flowering tree, what is it?

What kind of tree is this? Blooming now in central Missouri, USA. Some trees look like this (more bush-like), while others look more tree-like.
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What is purplish thing that looks like eggs or pests on my Magnolia champaca?

I have a Magnolia champaca plant, also known as 'Son champa' in India. https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Magnolia_champaca Recently a few of its leaves contained some very tiny (about 0.5-1 mm in ...
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Where, when, and how can I plant magnolia trees?

I'd like to plant a magnolia tree at the edge of the garden where it meets the concrete of an adjacent parking lot. There is clear morning sun. Light from the South and West is somewhat obstructed by ...
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How deep are the roots of a Dwarf Southern Magnolia tree?

How deep do the roots of Dwarf Southern Magnolia tree go? I understand they are quite shallow. Is this correct?
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Is the gash in this saucer magnolia likely to be a mortal wound?

The landscapers for my townhouse complex hit a saucer magnolia tree on our property with their truck while doing their work. My wife said that the tree was knocked off of its axis and the landscapers ...
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What is the root span of Dwarf Southern Magnolia 'Little Gem'?

I can't seem to find any consistent information on the root structure of these guys. We were given one as a housewarming gift and would like to get it into the ground as soon as possible, however I'm ...