Tulip tree

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

16 to 130 feet (15 to 40 meters)
Climate temperate to warm
Exposure full sun
Soil ordinary to rich

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.