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Tulip flowers on the tree.


Liriodendron tulipifera

Family: Magnoliaceae

2-3 ft height at sale, bare root

Native to Vermont

Sourced from NY


2" blooms in spring. Attracts hummingbirds!

  • General Information

    Recommended Spacing (ft)

    24 - 60

    Mature Width (ft)

    30 - 40

    Mature Height (ft)

    70 - 90

    Annual Growth Rate (in)

    24 - 36

    Sun Preference

    Full Sun

    Soil Type

    Acidic, Loamy, Sandy, Clay

    Soil Moisture

    Moderately Moist, Well-drained

  • General Information

    Tulip Poplar, also known as Yellow Poplar, Tulip Magnolia, Tulip Tree, Whitewood.

    This species is more closely related to magnolias than poplars. There are only two species in the genus Liriodendron, making it quite unique. Its native range covers Vermont through Texas. 


    Tulip poplars are best known for their shape, namely their leaves and flowers. They grow on a single trunk, with branches high off the ground. They grow faster than similar species. They are a good ornamental shade trees, with a pyramidal shape, yellow autumn foliage, and good disease resistance. 

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