Magnolia Trees
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My grandiflora magnolia has never flowered after having it three years. It seems to have started growing its roots upwards, help

Zone Berwick upon Tweed. Td152nl | Anonymous added on January 8, 2020 | Answered

please. I thought weeds were growing all around the base of the magnolia but when I have dug to get the roots of the weeds out it’s actually the magnolia roots growing upward -- help please.

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GKH_Susan
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Answered on January 9, 2020

Magnolia roots typically grow horizontally, close to the surface, not vertically like you would think.

Here are reasons a magnolia might not bloom:

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/trees/magnolia/magnolia-blooming-problems.htm

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/trees/magnolia/are-magnolia-roots-invasive.htm

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