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LIRIODENDRON tulipifera

Commonly known as Tulip tree, Whitewood, Yellow poplar

Almost square lobed leaves which colour yellow in autumn. Green, yellow and orange 'tulip' flowers appear
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LIRIODENDRON tulipifera

 
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Small £12.50 each 
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Large £35.00 each 
H/Std £65.00 each 
Delivery Information Normally 3 - 5 days
Courier Only due to the size of this plant.
plant size comparison icon 10 to 15 Litre
  • Deciduous
    Saddle-shaped, more or less square, dark-green leaves to 15cm (6in) long.
  • Green
    Green/yellow and orange-banded at the base
  • Height
    30m (98ft)
  • Spread
    15m (49ft)
  • Tree
    Vigorous tree
  • Hardy - very cold winter Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe. Plant can possibly withstand temperatures down to -20°C (-4°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features
    Pests & Diseases - leaf spot, verticillium wilt.
  • Place of origin
    eastern North America.
  • Flower Shape
    Cup-shaped - 6cm (2½in) long
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf margin
    Entire see photos above
  • Pruning group
    Pruning group 1
    Suitable for: Deciduous and evergreen trees, and some deciduous shrubs.
    Pruning: Minimal pruning required. Prune wayward or crossing branches to maintain a healthy framework.
    When: When dormant in the late winter/early spring. Some in the summer/autumn to prevent bleeding of sap.

    RHS group 1
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
  • Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil -
  • Neutral to acid soil
  • Tree Shape
    Rounded to broadly columnar
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30m (98ft)
tree - guide for size not form Average Person
  15m (49ft)
 

Buy Varieties of LIRIODENDRON tulipifera

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LIRIODENDRON tulipifera 'Aureomarginatum'

LIRIODENDRON tulipifera 'Aureomarginatum'

Tulip tree, Whitewood, Yellow poplar

A very striking and quick growing tree which has green leaves bordered with yellow initially turning greenish-yellow later

 
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£25.00 each 
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