More About Liriodendron tulipifera
- Pyramidal to broad, conical, growth habit
- Cup-shaped, tulip-like flowers bloom after the leaves are fully developed
- Flowers are yellow with an orange band at the base of each petal
- Four-lobed, bright green leaves turn golden-yellow in the fall
- Bloom Time: May to June
Native to Ontario and parts of North America.
Tulip Tree Growing and Maintenance Tips
Intriguing flowers are usually found high up in the branches frequently hidden by the leaves. Lingering groupings of samaras (seed bearers) add winter interest. Ideal for large, landscape areas and park settings.
Liriodendron tulipifera Characteristics
Soil MoistureMoist to Average
Flowering TimeLt. Spr-Sum