Liriodendron tulipifera – Tulip Tree

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Tulip Tree
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  • Tulip Tree
  • 20140829-Tulip Tree (5)

A strikingly large tree at maturity, oldest specimens have been well over 100 feet tall. Grows very rapidly when young. Needs room to grow – probably best as a lawn or park tree. Has been described as aristocratic because large trees are striking and dramatic. Known for bright yellow fall color.

Height: 70 ft
Spread: 30 ft
Shape: Oval
Flower: Yellow
Foliage: Green
Fall Color: Yellow
Species: Liriodendron - Tulip Tree
Hardiness Zone: 5