Magnolia acuminata. Also known as Cucumber Magnolia. Native to North America. Rapid growing to a height of 60 to 80 feet; spread 35 to 60 feet. Pyramidal shape when young, becomes broad, oval or rounded with age. Large dark green leaves measure 8 to 10 inches long and 4 to 8 inches wide. Pleasantly fragranced, inconspicuous, yellow tinged flowers appear May to early June. Pinkish red fruit 2 to 3 inches long emerges in October resembling a small cucumber. Attracts birds and wildlife.
1 – 2 ft, 6 – 12"