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Liriodendron, Tulip Tree, Tulip Poplar - Plant

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Description for Liriodendron, Tulip Tree, Tulip Poplar

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 Flower colours Bloom time Height Difficulty
Liriodendron, Tulip Tree, Tulip Poplar Plant,Liriodendron tulipifera. Yellow with orange May to June 60.00 to 90.00 feet easy to grow

Planting and care

Liriodendron tulipifera—known as the tulip tree, American tulip tree, tuliptree, 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 Soil Water Temperature Fertilizer
Full Sun well-drained soil medium 45 degrees Apply any organic fertilizer

Caring for Liriodendron

  • 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..

Typical uses of Liriodendron

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

Ornamental use: The plant is used for ornamental purpose

Medicinal use: tonic and heart

References

    http://www.missouribotanicalgarden.org/PlantFinder/PlantFinderDetails.aspx?kempercode=a878 http://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/trees/tulip-tree/growing-tulip-trees.htm

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