Cold injury Of Magnolia

Disease Information

Cold injury

 Magnolia stellata, M. ×soulangeanaand some other magnolias often flower in late winter or early spring. Freezes that occur at bud ma­turity or during flowering will kill or damage buds and flowers, turning flower tepals brown. This freeze damage is unattractive, but the overall health of the plant is not affected and subsequent management is not re­quired.

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