Magnolia Trees
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Magnolia tree in pot

Zone 4560 | BMF added on September 2, 2017 | Answered

Is it wise to trim the centre out of a magnolia tree in a pot? It is getting too tall?

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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on September 5, 2017

Topping the tree will not work to keep a tree small or is it recommended.

Pruning should be minimal and a potted Magnolia, though slow growing may outgrow it's container and need to be placed into the ground.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/trees/magnolia/pruning-magnolia-trees.htm
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/trees/tgen/growing-trees-in-containers.htm

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