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Cucumber magnolia

Cucumber magnolia

Cucumber magnolia
Magnolia acuminata

Cucumber magnolia is a deciduous flowering tree with dark-brown, furrowed, and very scaly bark. Its wood is light and soft but not strong or durable. It is used in furniture and cabinet-making, and occasionally for flooring. This tree often has a pyramid-shaped crown, small branches, and a straight trunk.

Cucumber magnolia has deciduous leaves that are 6 to 8 inches long and 4 to 8 inches wide. They have an oblong-oval shape with smooth, often wavy margins and sharp-pointed ends.

 

 

 

Location Points C.B.H. Height Crown
 Zoar Rd., Georgetown 303 184 102 69
 Ferris School, Elsmere 300 190 90 81
 Scull Mansion, Dover 299 188 87 96