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Tulip Tree

Liriodendron tulipifera

Item 058755

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USDA Zone:
5-9
This plant will grow in my zone:
6
Key feature:
  • Light Needs
    Full sun
  • Watering Needs
    Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Description:

Beautiful large garden tree with unique bluish-green leaves gives spectacular show of yellow fall color. In warm season, displays handsome tulip-shaped greenish-yellow and orange flowers. Deciduous.

Close Up :: Credit: Monrovia Full Shot :: Credit: Allan Mandell
Price: $69.00
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Average Landscape Size
Fast grower to 50 ft. or more tall and 30 ft. or more wide.
Flowering Season
Landscape Use
Botanical Name: Liriodendron tulipifera
Deciduous/ Evergreen: Deciduous
Growth Habit: Pyramidal
Growth Rate: Fast
Special Feature: Attracts Birds, Dramatic Foliage Color, Fall Color, North American Native Selection, Tolerates Acidic Soil
Foliage Color: Blue-green
Bloom Time: Late spring
Flower Color: Yellow
Design Ideas: Tulip Tree is the consummate street tree for the West, although it has long been used in the East. Offers great fall color and eastern Oak-like character with no need for chilling. Plant as a disease-free, nearly litter-free candidate for the front or backyard. Makes a great long-lived avenue tree or a majestic statement alongside an entry drive. Approved by most city planning departments for parks, parkways and median planting.

Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Watering can be reduced after establishment. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.

History

Uses for the wood of this species caused it to be called "canoe tree" and "saddle tree" in pioneer times.

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