Late winter to fall, depending on the species.
From the Mid-Atlantic or central Midwest down to most of the Gulf Coast.
Magnolias do not require pruning, except to remove deadwood. When planting, allow enough room for growth.
Well drained, rich in organic matter. Magnolias will not tolerate salts in the soil or compacted soil. Avoid digging around their roots.
Magnolias prefer moist growing conditions. Water when the soil is moist but not wet.
Fertilize plant food formulated for acid-loving plants.
Full sun (partial shade in desert areas).