Q.My grandiflora magnolia has never flowered after having it three years. It seems to have started growing its roots upwards, help
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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Magnolia roots typically grow horizontally, close to the surface, not vertically like you would think.
Here are reasons a magnolia might not bloom: