Hardly any other plant attracts as many admiring glances in the spring as magnolia. The great thing about it: it can also be kept in a bucket.Magnolias are real highlights in the garden
Magnolias are beautiful and form an optical highlight in the garden every year. The color of the flowers is simply adorable. It's just a shame that not everyone has a garden in which they can plant such a beautiful tree. But that doesn't have to be the case, because magnolias can also be kept in a pot. So everyone who only has a balcony can enjoy the beauty of the plant.
So that you can look forward to wonderful growth and beautiful flowers, you have to consider a few things when caring for magnolia. So that the magnolia grows into an absolute highlight in a pot, it is best to take the following tips to heart.
Tips for tubing magnolias
➤ Tip 1 - select a smaller magnolia type for the pot keeping:
Ideally choose a smaller magnolia type for the pot keeping. The larger “relatives” often reach an astonishing height, so that the available space may not be sufficient.
➤ Tip 2 - choose the correct pot diameter:
A magnolia needs space. If it is still small, a pot with a diameter of approximately 50 centimeters can be sufficient at the beginning. It is important to note that magnolias prefer an acidic soil. Reading tip: planting magnolia - step by step instructions.
➤ Tip 3 - Plant pot magnolias in spring or autumn:
The best time to plant a pot magnolia is either in spring or autumn.
➤ Tip 4 - Water and fertilize pot magnolias:
The tree needs to be watered regularly. Fertilization is also helpful. It is best to use a rhododendron fertilizer. Always adhere to the package information when dosing.
➤ Tip 5 - Do not cut back pot magnolias:
Do not cut back the pot magnolias. If branches die, it is best to only remove the dead wood.
➤ Tip 6 - hibernate pot magnolias properly:
Pot magnolias are best kept in a bright and cold, but largely frost-free room such as an unheated basement or in a garage.