Liriodendron tulipifera
  • Liriodendron tulipifera
  • Liriodendron tulipifera
  • Liriodendron tulipifera

Liriodendron tulipifera

£20.00

(Tulip Tree) A majestic tree native to North America, Liriodendron tulipifera has colourful flowers once established and large, spade-like, green leaves which turn butter-yellow in autumn before falling.

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(Tulip Tree) A majestic tree native to North America, Liriodendron tulipifera has colourful flowers once established and large, spade-like, green leaves which turn butter-yellow in autumn before falling. The bark of established specimens develops a smoky-purple hue.

When mature Liriodendron tulipifera has masses of pretty yellow-green, tulip-like flowers (hence the trees common name).  A magnificent specimen tree.

Supplied Size: 3 or 4L containers (seed grown, three to four years old, approx 80 - 100 cm tall)


  • Position: Full sun or light, dappled shade.
  • Soil: Moist, fertile soil. Liriodendron tulipifera does generally not grow well in dry soils, prone to drying out in summer.
  • Hardiness: Hardy.
  • Flowering Period: June - July.
  • Flower Colour: Yellowish-green with orange markings
  • Rate of Growth: Moderate to vigorous.
  • Habit: Large branching tree.
    • Height: 30 m (98 ft).
    • Spread: 15 m (50 ft).
  • Important: This plant will produce better quality, larger leaves in a position sheltered from strong winds. Please bare in mind that Liriodendron tulipifera does not start flowering for between 20 - 25 years.
2017-01-01

Data sheet

How Much Sun
Full Sun
Eventual Size
Tree - Large (over 50 ft tall)
Growing Conditions
Soil Type: Acid, Soil Type: Most Soils (not to fussy)
Special Features
Flowering Season - Summer (June - August)

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