Trees Around Timberview
Southern Magnolia Climate
Southern Magnolia trees will thrive in heat and full sun if a moist, peaty soil is available, and will also do well in partial shade. The tree is very drought-tolerant if it has plenty of room for root expansion. They like coastal regions and do very well in South eastern United States. In 1938 the Mississippi State Legislature made the Southern Magnolia the official tree of Mississippi.
Southern Magnolia Food Web
The fruit from the Southern Magnolia tree, with its bright red seeds, matures in October and November. The 3-to-5-inch fruit is eaten by birds, including wild turkeys, as well as squirrels and rabbits.
Southern Magnolia Limiting Factors and Parasites
Southern Magnolia Abiotic Survival Factors
Southern Magnolia Short and Long Term Effects
Long: Produces oxygen, food, and prevents soil erosion.