Tulip poplar (yellow poplar), is a large, stately, deciduous tree of eastern North America that typically grows 70-100 ft. It is named and noted for its cup-shaped, tulip-like flowers that bloom in spring. Flowers are yellow with an orange band at the base of each petal. Although the flowers are 2” in length, they can go unnoticed on large trees because the flowers appear after the leaves are fully developed
Tulip poplar grows at a fast rate, with height increases of more than 24″ per year.
This tree is considered both a shade tree and an ornamental tree. It features a spreading canopy capable of blocking sunlight and adds visual interest and beauty to landscaping.Tulip poplars can grow to over 100′ with a spread of around 40′ at maturity. Full sun The tuliptree grows well in acidic, loamy, moist, sandy, well-drained and clay soils. It prefers normal moisture but can tolerate drought in humid regions.
Extra large 2-3 foot seedlings for 2018