This widely popular magnolia has white flowers 7 inches in diameter, produced in profusion in March and early April. Emerging leaves are bronze and fade to green as they mature. ‘Wada’s Memory’ has a strongly pyramidal form into maturity making it stand out against more rounded trees in the landscape. This lovely magnolia with local provenance is fast growing and turns a gold in the autumn. Care – Grows easily in deep, nutrient-rich, well-drained, loamy soil, but adaptable. Shelter from harsh winter winds and late season cold snaps. Water deeply, regularly during first few growing seasons to establish extensive root system; once established, water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil. Feed in early spring before new growth emerges. Pruning time: winter.