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Q.How To Know Magnolia Seed Pods Are Ready To Harvest

Zone 33707 | Anonymous added on August 16, 2018 | Answered


I have 6 people that want some of my pods.
I am not sure when to pluck these from the tree.

Is it time of year or, does the pod have to have a full pink color?

I love my tree but do not have a green thumb.
I put an ad in Craigslist & six people are waiting in the wings.
My tree is 12 years old.

This is all I know about Magnolias.
I do pick the flowers & set them in water in my house.
They last for days & I have a sweet fragrance in my house.
You need to pick them in the morning as they only last a day in the sun.

Any advice would be greatly appreciated.

Thank you,


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Answered on August 20, 2018

Here are some tips for harvesting magnolia seed pods. If your tree is a hybrid, it will not come true from seed. A clone is produced via stem cuttings.

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