Liriodendron tulipifera

Common name: Tulip Tree

Native plant

A true forest tree that grows in light shade. One of the biggest trees east of the Mississippi River. Seems to grow best on well-drained sites. Flowers are whitish green with a yellow throat and shaped like a tulip. Blooms as the leaves come out. Yellow fall color. I have tried to grow this tree in the field, and it continued to get smaller. It seems to like more protection, so now we grow it in containers.

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Pricing information per unit for 5 gallon growing method
1 to 10 units $26
11 to 24 units $24
25 or more units $22
Pricing information per unit for 15 gallon growing method
1 to 10 units $90
11 to 24 units $80
25 or more units $75

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Plant Details

Plant type

Tree

Soil type

Mesic (Not to Wet Not to Dry), Moist Mesic

Light exposure

Full Sun, Partial Sun / Part Shade

Bloom period

Late Spring

Growth form

Single trunk

Growth rate

Moderate

Flower color

Cream

Fall color

Yellow

Size

Mature height
60 Feet
Mature width
40 Feet
Max height
1 080 Inches
Max width
60 Feet

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