Also known as
Cucumber Magnolia, Blue magnolia, Yellow cucumber tree
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Cucumber Tree Overview
This is a hardy magnolia, The flowers are small greenish yellow and they will appear after the leaves in late spring or early summer. The flowers are not that showy, but will need plenty of room to grow. Also produced are attractive reddish seed capsules with red seeds.
How to propagate Cucumber Tree
Propagate by semi-ripe cuttings in summer. Selected forms should be propagated by simple layering in autumn, semi-ripe cuttings in summer.
Seed, when ripe, in autumn.
Grafting in winter.
Other uses of Cucumber Tree
Wall, ornamental fruit. Suitable for coastal conditions.