Liriodendron tulipfera

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Tulip Tree


  • Beautiful yellow “tulip” shaped flowers in summer.
  • Large stately tree.
  • Large glossy green leaves with a distinctive shape turning buttery yellow in autumn.


  • Specimen tree in large gardens or parks.
  • Avenue planting.
  • Large shade tree.

Growing Conditions

  • Will tolerate most soil conditions except water-logged.
  • Moderately wind and coastal hardy.
  • Very frost hardy.


Height Width
5 year old tree 3.5m 3.5m
10 year old tree 6.0m 4.0m
Country of Origin:   North America

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