Tulip Poplar Tree

Full Sun To Partial Shade,
Height At Maturity
Over 20 Feet
Planting Zones
Shipped As
5-7 Days
Planting Zones 4-9
Shade, Fast growing, Landscaping, Foliage,

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Tulip Poplar Tree is a Fast-Growing Deciduous Tree

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 make 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 food source for wildlife. White-tailed deer, rabbits, birds, and squirrels benefit from Tulip Tree leaves, stems, and seeds. The nectar produced by the spring blooms also attracts hummingbirds and butterflies.

Its leaves typically reach 3-6 inches, and the canopy grows into an oval shape. 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. When including a Tulip Tree in a landscape, these are other items to consider.

  • Light: This tree prefers at least 6 hours of full sun daily. 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, and 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 and consistently water them during a drought.

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

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Reviews (3)

  • 4
    Tulip Poplar Tree

    Posted by Elliot Wilson on Jan 28, 2022

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

  • 5

    Posted by Knight on Dec 25, 2020

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

  • 5
    Tulip Poplar Tree

    Posted by Cindy Hawk on Aug 29, 2019

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

Shipping Information

We dig fresh our plants and ship immediately. We ship US Mail, Priority shipping. You will receive a tracking number once your plants ship. All plants will be fine in their packages for up to 3 days after receiving.

How We Protect Your Plants For Transit

We sell only bare root plants. We dip the roots in tera-sorb silicone gel to retain ample moisture for transit and surround with plastic. This is superior protection for plants in transit for up to 12 days.

Upon Receipt Of Your Plants

Open your plants and inspect the same day received. We offer 3 days to report any problems with your order. Bare root plants need to be planted within 2-3 days of receiving unless weather-related problems prohibit planting. Store in a cool place and keep roots moist and covered with plastic until they can be planted. Water for the first week daily after planting.

Shipping Dates
Ships November through April