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Liriodendron tulipifera 'Little Volunteer'

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Liriodendron tulipifera 'Little Volunteer' - Little Volunteer Tulip Tree

More About Liriodendron tulipifera 'Little Volunteer' (PP19581)

  • 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: Late spring

Interesting Notes:

'Little Volunteer' is said to be 1/3 the size of the species in ultimate height, width, and even leaf size.

Height:

6-7 m

Spread:

4-5 m

Colour:

Yellow
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Little Volunteer 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 'Little Volunteer' (PP19581) Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Rabbit Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Rock garden
Rock garden

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Medium
Slow

Attributes

Deciduous
Fall Color

Flowering Time

Lt. Spr-Sum

Habit

Rounded
Tree form
Pyramidal

Foliage Color

Golden
Green

Landscape uses

Specimen