Sweet Bay Magnolia

Magnolia virginiana

Family: Magnoliaceae

Native Range: South Eastern U.S. to South Florida

Description: Evergreen tree to 30 ft

Flowering season: Spring to Summer, berries in Fall

Exposure: Full sun to partial shade

Moisture: Moist to Average

Not Salt Tolerant

USDA Hardiness Zone: 7-11

Host to the Tiger Swallowtail Butterfly; Turkey, Quail and other birds feed on the seeds