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Q.I’m in New England (it’s early Fall) and my magnolia has large green pods on the branches, weighing them down. I’m afraid th

Zone Massachusetts | NonGreenThumb added on September 24, 2018 | Answered

ey will snap from the weight. Will these bloom or should I remove them? We lost a large branch in the winter, due to heavy snow and ice. Not sure if this is related to that loss.

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Answered on September 24, 2018

Those are seed pods and can be removed if they don't fall on their own. If you are concerned about losing more branches, consult with a certified arborist about pruning/thinning your magnolia. Mid summer to early fall is the best time to prune magnolias.

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