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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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Gift Wrapping available on this plant - UK Delivery Only
Small £12.50 each 

Gift Wrapping available on this plant - UK Delivery Only
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 -
30m (98ft)
tree - guide for size not form Average Person
  15m (49ft)

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Commonly known as: Tulip tree, Whitewood, Yellow poplar.
A very striking and quick growing tree which has green leaves bordered with yellow initially turning greenish-yellow later
Small £25.00 each 
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Estimated availability autumn 2021 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.

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