Liriodendron tulipifera - Blue Heron Nursery

Liriodendron tulipifera


A tall pyramidal to oval, fast growing tree. The late spring flowers are greenish yellow with an orange center. Both the leaf shape and flower resemble tulips. The fall color is a bright golden-yellow. Grow in full sun in moist, organically rich, well-drained soil. This goes by several common names including tulip poplar and yellow poplar.

  • Common Name: Tuliptree
  • Height: 65' tall
  • Spread: 35' wide
  • Type: Deciduous
  • Zone: 4 - 9

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