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Yellow Poplar/Tulip Tree

Yellow Poplar/Tulip Tree

Liriodendron tulipifera

Native to eastern United States. A large deciduous tree that easily reaches 70' to 90' tall. Trees of 150' or more are common. Leaves and flowers are tulip shaped. Autumn color is golden yellow. Flowers are yellow green with an orange base. Prefers deep, moist, slightly acidic soils in full sun. Needs ample room to develop. Ahpids and sooty mold could be problematic.


Family: Magnoliaceae
Type: Native
Origin: Eastern United States
Season: Spring




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