Michelia figo

Banana Shrub, Michelia

Family: Magnoliaceae Magnolia

Type Tree, shrub
USDA Hardiness range 8A - 10A
Exposure Partial shade to full sun
Bloom color White
Bloom time Spring
Water needs Dry
Landscape uses Border, specimen
Height 12' to 20' / 3.60m to 6.00m
Spread 12' to 15' / 3.60m to 4.60m
Growth rate Moderate
Persistence Evergreen, broadleaf
Bloom attributes Fragrant flowers
Leaf color Green
Fruit color Red
Soil pH requirements Acidic, neutral
Soil type Sandy, clay, loamy
Form Pyramidal, vase