Tulip Tree, Yellow Poplar, Liriodendron tulipifera
The stately native tulip poplar is a member of the magnolia family, deciduous, vigorous, broadly columnar to conical tree with saddle shape, bright green leaves, which turn yellow in autumn. The solitary, yellow-green cup shaped flowers with orange center, inconspicuous from a distance, add interest in summer, but are not produced on young plant; they are followed by cone like fruits. Excellent grown as specimen or shade tree.
Attracting wildlife: Flowers visited by hummingbirds, seed eaten by cardinal, purple finch, and squirrel, leaves host tiger and spicebush swallowtail butterfly larvae.
Remember to give it plenty of room to grow.
Hardiness Zones: 4-9,
Soil: fertile, moist, slightly acid, well drained
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Mature Growth: 100' Height 50' Spread
Wildlife: Host plant Tiger and Swallowtail butterfly larvae
Plant Size Available: 1 gallon - 32 inches to 48 inches tall
Pleas NOTE: You may combine any tree order for one shipment. Tree's are ship separately due to the length and can not be combined with other container sizes when shipping.