Tulip Poplar Seedlings


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    tulip popular Seedlings

    Posted by Micah Jennings on 30th Aug 2019

    These look great where I planted them.

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Shipping Information

We ship all plants usps priority mail. They arrive to most locations within 2-3 days. We package all plants to retain moisture to up to 10 days in transit. All plants ships from our warehouses in Tennessee. All plants are grown and shipped from out Altamont (zip) 37301 location. We do drop ship for re-sellers also for those wanting to resell our plants.

How We Protect Your Plants For Transit

All plants are dug and immediately taken to our warehouse and tera-sorb moisture retention gel is applied to the roots and then wrapped in plastic to retain superior moisture for transit. They are placed in corogated cardboard shipping boxes for protection when shipped

Upon Receipt Of Your Plants

Upon receipt of your plants, unpack and unwrap the roots and mist with water. Plant within 24-48 hours. If you can not plant within this time frame, put your plants in a cool location (ex- basement, garage or cellar) and water the roots daily. Cover them back up with the plastic so they will not dry out until you can plant them. After planted, water every evening after the sun goes down for 5 days.


Tulip Poplar Seedlings are fast-growing deciduous trees

The Tulip Poplar Seedlings is a tree that bears tulip-shaped flowers, which are usually bright yellow or orange colored. They are not related to either the poplar or the tulip but are instead part of the magnolia family. Tulip Poplar Seedlings grow best in hardiness zones five through nine but can survive in zone four as well. They are fast growing and can reach a height of 70' to 90’. They require full sun and thrive in a variety of soils; however, they grow best in moist soil. The spread of the tulip poplar can be between 30' to 40'. Because of their immense size, Tulip Poplar Seedlings should be planted away from buildings; however, they may be planted among other trees. It gets its name from its flowers, which bloom in midsummer and resemble those of the tulip plant. These have yellow petals with bright orange bases and centers, and fragrant stems. Hummingbirds and bees love these blossoms for the abundant nectar they produce, and bakers highly value the dark honey it makes.

Tulip Poplar Seedlings have pretty yellow blooms

 It is frequently used kitchenware, for artistic carving, and particularly for planks since the trunk usually grows straight up without branching for quite a distance. The four-lobed leaves are large and glossy, bright green in the summer and turning golden yellow in the fall. Their habit of fluttering in the wind has caused the tree to be commonly referred to as a popular, but in truth, it is no more related to that genus than it is to the tulip plant. It can grow huge, up to 190 feet tall and 10 feet in the diameter at the trunk, but the standard growth is closer to about 100 feet. It does best in moist but well-drained soils and responds well to fertilizer. An excellent shade tree that enjoys the partial sun, its growth is affected by placing it in the full sun. The canopy is lush in the summertime, conical in shape, and in a mature tree should occupy about half of its total height.

Tulip Poplar Seedlings grow best in the shade

USDA Hardiness Zones: 5 to 9a
Mature Height: 100 to 165 feet
Mature Width: 20 to 40 feet
Light Requirements: Shade
Soil Requirements: Loamy and well-drained
Botanical Name: Liriodendron tulipifera

Tulip Poplar Seedlings