Liriodendron, Tulip Tree, Tulip Poplar



If you are looking for a stunning tree that grows quickly and does not suffer from many pest problems, your search is over.

Look upward in April to June in parts of the east and southeast parts of the United States. During these months in the spring, the tulip poplar tree will be in full bloom with yellowish-green to orange cupped fragrant flowers, 2 to 3 inches in diameter covering the plant.



Common Name Liriodendron, Tulip Tree, Tulip Poplar Plant,Liriodendron tulipifera.
Maximum Reachable Height 60.00 to 90.00 feet
Flower Colour Yellow with orange
Bloom Time May to June
Difficulty Level easy to grow

Planting And Care

Caring for a tulip tree is relatively easy.

Fertilize in early spring and watch for pests and disease.

Stake young trees early on and train to one straight leader.

Due to the rapid growth of this tree, pruning is essential.

It poses a competitive challenge to other trees in the nearby area and the brittle branches pose a possible hazard to passersby.

Liriodendron Care

Liriodendron tulipifera— known as the tulip tree, American tulip tree, tulip tree, tulip poplar, whitewood, fiddle-tree, and yellow poplar— is the Western Hemisphere representative of the two-species genus Liriodendron and the tallest eastern hardwood. … The tulip tree is the state tree of Indiana, Kentucky, and Tennessee.

Sunlight Full Sun
Watering medium
Soil well-drained soil
Temperature 45 degrees
Fertilizer Apply any organic fertilizer

Liriodendron Special Feature

Very large shade or lawn tree for large landscapes. Generally not recommended as a street tree.

Liriodendron Uses

Ornamental Use:

  • The plant is used for ornamental purpose

Medicinal Use:

  • tonic and heart



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