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Tulip Poplar Trees

Sale price$89.99

Size 1-2'
Quantity 25 Trees

Customer Reviews

Based on 4 reviews
Elliot Wilson
Tulip Poplar Tree

Such an amazing yellow tree that stands in a yard during fall. A must have even just in small garden area.


I have beautiful yellow blooms in the spring and they are very fast growing 100% satisfied with my tree

Deborah Corlew
Lot of Tulip Poplars

We ordered a large order of Tulip Poplar trees. We had great luck with most of them emerging quickly. A few took longer, but by fall had a few leaves. There were a few that did not emerge, but the company stood behind their trees & fulfilling their guarantee. We cannot wait to see how these all do next summer~! They will be tall enough for us to see across our lake when they turn colorful in the fall.

Cindy Hawk
Tulip Poplar Tree

This is a wonderful addition to our yard. Looks great where I planted it.

The Tulip Tree enjoys a close kinship with the Magnolia Tree family, and its fantastic spring blooms make it a highly sought-after ornamental asset. The fast-growing Tulip Tree often matures to 70-90 feet with a broad 30- to 50-foot spread. Some Tulip Trees can reach heights of 120 or taller. Its immense size and ability to deliver abundant shade task property owners by giving the Tulip Tree plenty of space.

Covered with yellow, orange, and green flowers during spring, the Tulip Tree ranks among the largest fragrance varieties. Its stems and blooms give off a lovely aromatic scent that enhances the surrounding landscape. The Tulip Tree remains an essential source for wildlife. White-tailed deer, rabbits, birds, and squirrels benefit from the leaves, stems, and seeds of the tulip tree. The nectar produced by the spring blooms also attracts hummingbirds and butterflies.

Its leaves typically reach 3-6 inches, and the canopy grows oval. The native Tulip Tree’s fall foliage remains a reliable golden-yellow, although it also offers colorful seeds during the summer months.

What You Need To Know About The Tulip Tree

Because the Tulip Tree ranks among the largest, fast-growing native ornamentals in North America, property owners typically need abundant space to maximize its benefits. Some landscapes feature the Tulip Tree as a standalone asset away from buildings. This use allows property owners to enjoy the prominent shade, aromatic scents, and hummingbirds it attracts while relaxing under a mature tree. These are other items to consider when including a Tulip Tree in a landscape.

  • Light: This tree prefers at least 6 hours of full sun daily, but it can succeed in areas with at least 4 hours of sunlight daily.
  • Soil: Tulip Trees thrive in moist, well-drained soil conditions that lean toward the acidic side. They can tolerate alkaline soils and prefer spring plantings to fall. A Tulip Tree usually requires consistent moisture; its leaves will pale yellow in arid conditions.
  • Hardiness: It thrives in Zones 4-9, and property owners would be wise to monitor pests such as aphids. Canker and verticillium wilt can also present health issues.

Maintaining a healthy Tulip Tree does not require a Herculean effort. They thrive with early spring fertilizing and casual monitoring for pests and potential blight. Because they increase, it’s essential to prune weak or dead branches as needed. Remember that tulip trees require moisture, so consistently water them during a drought.

The Tulip Tree delivers that “wow factor” to residential properties and has been widely integrated into recreational spaces. If you are considering adding a Tulip Tree to your property, our TN nursery enjoys a complete inventory that is ready to plant.