Botanical Name: Liriodendron Tulipifera
Height: 70 - 150 feet.
Spacing: 30 feet.
Depth: Plant at stain on trunk.
Spread: 35 - 50 feet.
Sun/Shade: Full sun.
Foliage: 3 - 8 inches long and wide: somewhat maple-shaped with flattened end.
Blooms: May-early June.
Form: Tall, oval-rounded.
Flower Form: Magnolia type flower.
Soil Requirements: Deep , moist, well-drained, slightly acidic loam soli.
Growth Rate: 2 - 3 feet per year.
Pruning: Prune in late Winter if needed.
Size: 1 1/2 - 3 1/2 inch blooms.
Comments: If heavy soil, add peat, dehydrated cow manure, or compost. Hold tree in hole with previous planting stain at ground level. Spread roots, add 1/2 of the soil, compact, complete filling, compact, and water well. May take up to 10 years to flower. Foliage turns golden-yellow in Fall. Because of it's large size, it is not a tree to be planted next to a house, or in a small landscape. Official state tree of Indiana, Tennessee and Kentucky. On the preservation list in Arkansas, Mississippi, and Missouri.
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