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Tulip Poplar

Liriodendron tulipifera

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Description:

Native tree of the magnolia family that reaches 70 to 90 feet tall. Produces yellow to green flowers April to June, with yellow foliage in the fall. Full sun to shade and moist to well drained soils.

Plant Overview:

Other Common Names:Tulip Tree, Yellow Poplar
Plant Family:Magnoliaceae
Plant Duration:Perennial
Plant Type:Trees
South Jersey Native Range:South Jersey
Attracts Pollinators and Wildlife:Bees, Birds, Hummingbirds, Butterflies
Bloom Time:April to June
Global and State Rank:G5, S5
Commercially available landscape plant?Yes
Soil Characteristics:
Soil Type:Clay, Loam, Sandy
Soil Moisture:Moist
Soil pH:Acidic, Slightly Acidic
Light Needs:
Opitmal Light:Sun to shade
Light Range:Partial Shade, Shade, Sun
Water Needs of Plant:
Soil Moisture:Moist

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