£40.00 – £75.00
The Tulip Tree is a specimen tree with a slender columnar shape, grown for its beautiful leave. Fast growing and suitable for large gardens and parks. Fully hardy and likes sun or semi shade and fertile soil.
|Approx height when sent||
0.75 – 1 metres 10L pot, 1.5 – 1.75 metres 10L pot, 2 – 2.25 metres 12L pot
|Ultimate height and spread||
20 metres x 7 metres
|When to plant||
Often planted as a specimen, the beautiful deciduous Tulip tree is grown for its large lobed, delicate green leaves with a cut-off or notched tip turning a clear yellow in autumn. The yellow-green flowers shaped like tulips, marked with orange inside appear in early to mid summer but are only produced on more mature trees.
Requires sun or semi-shade. Fully hardy, prefers deep, fertile loamy moisture-retentive preferably slightly acid soil. No regular pruning is needed and it is an easy to care for tree as it is not troubled by pests or diseases. The usual spring treat of weed, mulch and compost when young is recommended. Their height in maturity is about 20m x 7m / 70ft x 23ft.
Common Name: Tulip tree
Latin Name: Liriodendron tulipifera
Soil: Fertile, well-drained soil
Habit: Deciduous columnar
Position: Full sun, partial shade
Flowering period: Early to mid summer
Hardiness: Fully hardy
Eventual Height & Spread: 20 x 7m / 70ft t x 23ft
Special features: Large lobed green leaves with notched tip & tulip shaped flowers