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Tulip Tree

Liriodendron tulipifera
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Deciduous tree has tulip-shaped, yellow-green leaves that turn bright yellow in fall. Yellow flowers with an orange base bloom in spring, followed by winged seeds. Good choice for a shade or lawn tree. 

Plant with Coastal Redwood 'Aptos Blue'


  • Landscape Size: 60'-90' tall, 30'-50' wide
  • Light Requirement: Full Sun
  • Water Needs: Moderate
  • Sunset Zone: 2-24
  • Growth Habit: Columnar, Pyramidal
  • Growth Rate: Fast
  • Attributes: Deciduous, Attracts Birds, Showy Flowers, Fall Color

These characteristics apply to the greater Sacramento area and nearby regions. 

Live outside of our area? Please check with your local cooperative extension for the best growing practices in your neck of the woods.

Visit: UC Cooperative Extension Offices

Visit: National County Extension Offices

Green Thumb Guide

Flourishes in well draining, enriched soil. Prune in winter to maintain desired shape. Feed with a tree and shrub fertilizer in spring before new growth appears. 



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