This is a wonderful addition to our yard. Looks great where I planted it.
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We dig plants when your order is received, and ship immediately via US Priority Mail. You will receive a tracking number via email when plants are shipped. All plants are packed to be safe in their packages for up to 3 days after receipt.
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 provides 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 receipt unless weather prohibits. Store in a cool place and keep roots moist and covered with plastic until they can be planted. Water daily for the first week after planting.
Tulip Poplar Tree is a Fast-Growing Deciduous Tree
Tulip Poplar Tree or Liriodendron Tulipifera is commonly known as the Yellow Poplar tree and is the tallest hardwood species in North America. It is a very fast-growing species, but unlike other fast-growing trees, the Tulip Polar does not suffer from weak wood or a short lifespan. The average leaves on this beautiful tree are 5-6 inches long and are heart or slightly wedged shaped.
Tulip Poplar Tree is a Flowering Ornamental Tree
As they bud in the spring, they are light green, but they are a brilliant green by the summer months. In fall, they turn a crisp, bright yellow. During the summer months, there are tulip-shaped flowers that bloom, measuring approximately 1-2 inches. These beautiful flowers have six yellowish-green petals with an orange flare at the base. This graceful tree has played a significant part in history as well. George Washington planted numerous Tulip Poplar trees at Mount Vernon, and they now stand approximately 140 feet tall. Thomas Jefferson described the Tulip Poplar tree as “the Juno of our Groves” when he spoke of the trees he had just planted at Monticello.
Tulip Poplar Tree is also treasured in European gardens and parks.
Tulip poplar is a great fall tree. This tree turns a lovely yellow coloration in the fall and can accent trees like the maple that becomes red color. This plant also is a great shade tree. This plant can grow in both full sunlight and partial shade and can adapt to many soil types. When it is fully developed, it can reach 70 ft high. In the best conditions, this fast-growing tree can grow 6 ft every year. This plant attracts many types of birds.