TREASURE TREES

#049 Big Leaf Magnolia (Magnolia macrophylla)

Little is known about this Treasure Tree, including whether it still stands. This treasure tree is located on private property with 5 other treasure trees: #038, #042, #046, #048, and #067.

Statistics (1992)

  • Circumference (In.): 22"
  • Height (Ft.): 49'
  • Avg. Crown Spread (Ft.): 24'
  • Total Points: 77

More Information

  • Nominated By: Bill Logan
  • Year Added: 1992
  • Owned By: Wesley and Anne Smith
  • Current condition: Unknown
  • Neighborhood: Plaza Midwood
  • Property Type: Private Home
  • Nearest Address: Private Property
  • Ecological Value: The Bigleaf Magnolia has the largest leaves and flowers of any tree in North America. It’s rarely used in landscapes due to the size of its leaves, the largest of which can exceed 30 inches. This tree is very particular about its conditions and appears in wooded river valleys in the southeastern United States.
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