Why Doesn't My Southern Magnolia Bloom?

Common Southern magnolias can take up to 20 years to bloom for the first time; a failure to bloom after that can be due to frost killing the buds or insufficient sunlight.

Keywords: Southern Magnolia, blooming trees, flowering trees

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Thomas K. Arnold is the publisher and editorial director of "Home Media Magazine" and a regular entertainment contributor to various publications including "USA Today," "The Hollywood Reporter" and "San Diego Magazine." He has written travel stories for "San Diego Magazine," the "San Diego Union" and the Copley News Service. Arnold attended San Diego State University.