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Cultural Details for Liriodendron tulipifera

Common Name:

Growth Rate:
Medium -fast

Average Mature Height:

Average Mature Width:

Flower Details:
Yellow-green large single cup shaped, 2-3"

Fruit Details:
Tan brown, woody winged samara

Fall Color:
Clear lemon yellow

Bark Details:
Shallow furrowed, gray

Disease / Insect Problems or Resistance:
Infrequent, cankers, powdery mildew, Verticillium wilt, Scale, Tuliptree spot gall, aphids

Native Habitat:
Forest region

Other Features:

Culture and Care:
Slightly acid pH 6.1-6.5, moderately well drained soil

This plant was blooming:
5/10/2010 - 5/24/2010
5/20/2005 - 5/27/2005

Plantings of this cultivar at Boone County Arboretum:
304, 363, 432, 1427, 2750, 2760, 2770, 8634, 8640

    The information on this page may have come from one or more of the following sources:
  • Dirr, Michael. Manual of Woody Landscape Plants. Stipes Publishing. 1998.
  • Hightshoe, Gary L. Native Trees, Shrubs, and Vines for Urban and Rural America. John Wiley & Sons. 1988.
  • North Carolina Extension Plant Fact Sheets.
  • University of Connecticut Plant Database.