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Tulip Tree

Beautiful Tuliplike Blooms

An elegant, eye-catching specimen that holds its own in the largest yards. Sunshine yellow, tulip-shaped flowers in late spring. Glowing yellow foliage in fall. Fast growing to 50-80 ft. Zones 4-9.

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  • Botanical Name: 'Liriodendron tulipifera'
  • Height: 70 - 150 feet.
  • Spacing: 30 feet.
  • Depth: Plant at stain on trunk.
  • Spread: 35 - 50 feet.
  • Light Required: Full sun.
  • Color: Yellow
  • Foliage: 3 - 8 inches long and wide: somewhat maple-shaped with flattened end.
  • Blooms: May-early June.
  • Zone: 4 - 9 (-20° F.).
  • Form: Tall, oval-rounded.
  • Flower Form: Magnolia type flower.
  • Soil Requirements: Deep, moist, well-drained, slightly acidic loam soil.
  • 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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