Himalayan region, but it is now found distributed throughout tropical and subtropical Asia.
They are easy to grow and maintain. They love a lot of light and warmth but prefer filtered sunlight. The best location for it is the place where it receives direct and ample sunlight in early morning but partial light for the rest of the day. Suitable for containers, it has shallow and brittle root system. It likes moderate watering in acidic and well-drained soil. As a general rule, water lavishly when the plant is young to allow it to develop good root system. Water mature trees moderately and feed with a general purpose fertilizer during spring. Prune in winter when plant goes dormant.
The Magnolia grows best in full sun and is moderately drought tolerant on deep, fertile, well-drained soil.
Grown in gardens, ornamental tree, landscaping, grassland, elsewhere and indoors as a houseplant (front or backyard)