Liriodendron tulipifera Tulip Tree

Liriodendron tulipifera Tulip Tree

Liriodendron tulipifera Tulip Tree

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  • Common Name and Scientific Name: Liriodendron tulipifera, also known as the Tulip Tree.
  • Description: The Tulip Tree is a large deciduous tree that can grow up to 20-30 meters tall and 8-15 meters wide. It has a pyramidal shape with a straight trunk and a broad crown. The leaves are large, bright green, and shaped like tulips with four lobes. In autumn, they turn yellow and golden.
  • Growing Requirements: The Tulip Tree prefers well-drained soil that is slightly acidic and fertile. It can tolerate most soils but does not do well in waterlogged or compacted soils. It requires full sun to grow well and can tolerate partial shade.
  • Uses and Display: The Tulip Tree produces large yellowish-green flowers in spring that resemble tulips, hence its name. The flowers are solitary and sit in the extreme upper-most branches of the tree. It also has unique four-lobed leaves that turn yellow in autumn. The Tulip Tree is a magnificent specimen tree that would make an excellent addition to any garden or park. It provides ample shade during summer months and adds vibrant color to your garden in autumn.

    Light requirement: Full Sun and Part sun/part shade

    Water requirement: Medium

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    Soil: The Tulip Tree prefers well-drained soil that is slightly acidic and fertile. It can tolerate most soils but does not do well in waterlogged or compacted soils

    Skill level: Intermediate

    Growth rate: Fast

    Suitable for containers: No

    More info: The Tulip Tree prefers well-drained soil that is slightly acidic and fertile. It can tolerate most soils but does not do well in waterlogged or compacted soils. It requires full sun to grow well and can tolerate partial shade. It is a fast-growing tree that does not have any major pest or disease problems

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    Drought tolerance: Medium

    Frost tolerance: Medium

    Wind tolerance: Medium

    Disease and pest susceptibility: 11. Diseases and pest susceptibility: The Tulip Tree does not have any major pest or disease problems.

    Mature height: 25 m

    Mature width: 12 m

    Suitable for shaping: Yes

    Colour: The leaves of the Tulip Tree are bright green and shaped like tulips with four lobes

    Variegation: No

    Size: Large

    Seasonality: Deciduous

    Flowering: Yes; profuse/bright display

    Flower colour: The flowers of the Tulip Tree are yellowish-green with an orange band on the tepals.

    Flower fragrant: No

    Flowering season: The Tulip Tree produces large yellowish-green flowers in spring that resemble tulips, hence its name

    Fruit: Yes

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