Tulip trees are magnificent trees, famous for the quality of their leafage, especially in fall.
Tulip Tree facts, a short list
Name – Liriodendron tulipifera
Family – Magnoliaceae or magnolia family
Type – tree
Height – 16 to 130 feet (15 to 40 meters)
Climate – temperate to warm
Exposure – full sun
Soil – ordinary to rich
Foliage – deciduous
Flowering – May-June-July, depending on the climate
They turn to marvelous hues, such as bright yellow, when the first colds arrive.
Planting tulip trees
It is recommended to plant tulip trees at the beginning of fall to allow for root development before winter.
If possible, add mulch at the base of the tree and water generously.
Pruning tulip trees
No specific pruning is recommended.
Learn more about tulip trees
Tulip trees owe their name to the shape of their flowers, but even if they belong to the magnolia family, they don’t quite reach the same beauty.
Below is a picture of a magnificent tulip tree flower.