Liriodendron tulipifera

Plant Type- Deciduous Tree

Flower Color- Yellow-Orange

Foliage Color- Green in the summer and yellow in the fall.

Growth Habit- Pyramidal

Growth Rate- Fast

Zone- 5-9

Height- 70′-90′ feet tall

Spread- 35′-50′ feet wide

Light- Full sun

Details- Tuliptree is an excellent shade tree that provides seasonal interest. The large tulip shaped flowers of this tree are yellow with an orange center. Tulip tree is a member of the Magnolia family. Green summer foliage turns over to bright yellow in the fall. Prefers acidic soil.

Pruning- Pruning should be done when the tree is dormant.

Other tree options.

  • Galaxy Magnolia
  • Jane Magnolia
  • Little Gem Magnolia
  • Magnolia Butterflies
  • Moonglow Sweet Bay Magnolia
  • Sweet Bay Magnolia