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Tulip Poplar

Tulip Poplar

Tulip Poplar

Tulip Poplar

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Love yellow? This incredible shade tree will make you smile. Yellow flowers in the spring & yellow leaves in the fall. This sturdy tree is a real show stopper!

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Tulip Poplar

Gold Flowers in Spring- Yellow Foliage in Fall

Height:

The heights we list are after we prune your tree.

Many Nurseries advertise heights before they prune, then cut off several feet before shipping. While this reduces their shipping cost, it gives their customer a shorter tree than they bargained for. The tree will likely need an extra year to grow back the growth that was trimmed.

We prune your tree throughout its life. This process takes us longer, but gives you more branches and quicker production.

Plus, we don't include the pot or root length in our measurements. This gives you an extra 1-2 ft. in tree size.

Our larger trees are usually one to two years older than our smaller ones and will typically give you better, thicker shade the first full growing season.

5-6 ft.
Oversized Fee: $ 7.00 each

Ships Monday, Dec 1st
List: $ 139.90
Sale: $ 90.94
6 at $ 86.39 each
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Height:

The heights we list are after we prune your tree.

Many Nurseries advertise heights before they prune, then cut off several feet before shipping. While this reduces their shipping cost, it gives their customer a shorter tree than they bargained for. The tree will likely need an extra year to grow back the growth that was trimmed.

We prune your tree throughout its life. This process takes us longer, but gives you more branches and quicker production.

Plus, we don't include the pot or root length in our measurements. This gives you an extra 1-2 ft. in tree size.

Our larger trees are usually one to two years older than our smaller ones and will typically give you better, thicker shade the first full growing season.

4-5 ft.

Ships Monday, Dec 1st
List: $ 119.90
Sale: $ 77.94
6 at $ 74.04 each
Qty:  
Height:

The heights we list are after we prune your tree.

Many Nurseries advertise heights before they prune, then cut off several feet before shipping. While this reduces their shipping cost, it gives their customer a shorter tree than they bargained for. The tree will likely need an extra year to grow back the growth that was trimmed.

We prune your tree throughout its life. This process takes us longer, but gives you more branches and quicker production.

Plus, we don't include the pot or root length in our measurements. This gives you an extra 1-2 ft. in tree size.

Our larger trees are usually one to two years older than our smaller ones and will typically give you better, thicker shade the first full growing season.

3-4 ft.

Ships Monday, Dec 1st
List: $ 99.90
Sale: $ 64.94
6 at $ 61.69 each
Qty:  
Height:

The heights we list are after we prune your tree.

Many Nurseries advertise heights before they prune, then cut off several feet before shipping. While this reduces their shipping cost, it gives their customer a shorter tree than they bargained for. The tree will likely need an extra year to grow back the growth that was trimmed.

We prune your tree throughout its life. This process takes us longer, but gives you more branches and quicker production.

Plus, we don't include the pot or root length in our measurements. This gives you an extra 1-2 ft. in tree size.

Our larger trees are usually one to two years older than our smaller ones and will typically give you better, thicker shade the first full growing season.

1-2 ft.

Ships Monday, Dec 1st
List: $ 39.90
Sale: $ 25.94
6 at $ 24.64 each
Qty:  
Tulip Poplar
Planting Kit
Planting Kit Poplar Trees Planting Kit

Getting your tree off to the right start can more than double its growth rate. Your tree arrives pre-pruned... ready for explosive growth.

Your planting kit includes:
  1. 2 oz of Mycorrhizal Fungi so your tree can quickly explode with new root growth.

  2. Breathable Tree Guard protects against gnawing mice, rabbits, deer and mowers.
Fungi Tree Guard
Mycorrhizal Fungi 24" Tree Guard
$ 19.90
Sale: $ 12.94
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Planting Mix for Poplar Trees
Tulip Poplar Planting Mix

Helps your Tulip Poplar get established in a fraction of the time, become more drought tolerant, and grow faster. Here's how:

Beneficial Bacteria... It's like a Probiotic for your tree... creating an explosion of fine hair roots that vastly improves nutrient and water uptake.

Course Organic Compost... loosens and improves all types of soils while promoting proper pH levels. You get better drainage and moisture retention.

Microbial Fertilizers... including Sea Kelp, Yucca, and 100 other elements proven to gently feed your tree without burning the roots.


Soil Contents
$ 13.98
Sale: $ 9.09
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Tulip Poplar
Transplant Fertilizer
DIEHARD™ Transplant - 2oz. Packet

Get your new plants off to the right start by using DIEHARD™ Transplant.

This soil amendment contains 16 strains of mycorrhizal fungi, biostimulants, beneficial bacteria and Horta-Sorb® water management gel.

Simply sprinkle the product into the planting hole adjacent to the root ball when planting.

The organisms will start to work right away supplying the roots with much need nutrition.

The specially formulated Horta-Sorb® will reduce transplant stress and aid in water retention.

APPLICATION:
1 oz. Per Gallon Size Container
1 oz. Per Ft. High Bare Root Plant

DIEHARD Transplant
$ 11.90
Sale: $ 7.74
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You'll leave for work one day in the spring… You notice 3-4 flowers on your tree… You come home that evening and your whole tree is smothered in thousands of blooms.

You now have the "Brightest Tree in the Neighborhood."

During the summer you get a fast growing, well formed green shade tree. In the Fall… get your sunglasses. While other trees are turning brown, your Tulip Poplar leaves turn from green to bright yellow. A great tree for all seasons and one of our best sellers.

The Tulip looking flowers give you a delightful fragrance of nectar that you'll enjoy all spring long. This nectar even attracts birds – including ruby-throated hummingbirds, cardinals and finches – and other small wildlife... the perfect tree for wildlife lovers!

The Tulip Poplar is highly resistant to disease and insects, making this a healthy tree that will provide a lifetime of enjoyment.

Very easy to grow... thrives in almost all areas! Highly adaptable to a variety of soils – even grows in wet soil! In open areas, the Tulip Poplar usually grows into a majestic cone shape.. making it an attractive front yard tree that will increase your home's value.

Tulip Poplars thrive throughout the United States, in a broad variety of climates and temperature extremes.

Plant yours and start looking forward to the change of seasons.

 

 

 

 




Growing Zones: 4-9

Mature Height: 70 ft.
Mature Width: 30-40 ft.
Sunlight: Full - Partial
Soil Conditions: Adaptable
Drought Tolerance: Fair
Botanical Name: Liriodendron tulipifera
Growing Zones 4-9
This plant is generally recommended for zones: 4-9
(blue area above)

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It's Easy to Plant your Tulip Poplar

Specific Directions for Tulip Poplar

Your Tulip Poplar Tree will thrive in an area that receives full to partail sunlight. Although Tulip Poplars prefer full sun, they can tolerate shade. Plant your Tulip Poplar Trees about 10 feet apart for a privacy screen. Tulip Poplars can get 70 feet tall, and 30 to 40 feet wide so they need enough space to flourish.

Tulip Poplar Trees will adapt to your natural soil even if it's sandy or heavy in clay as long as it's well draining. Keep your soil moist but not soggy or over saturated. Early in the Spring and once a month during the Summer fertilize your Tulip Poplar Tree with well balanced slow release fertilizer like formula 10-10-10 or 20-20-20.

Every Spring your Tulip Poplar Tree will provide you with beautiful bright yellow blooms. In the summer winged seed pods (Samaras) will grow, and drop in the fall. Also in the Fall the dark green leaves on your Tulip Poplar Tree will change to a bright yellow color to provide an amazing Fall show.


Step 1 - Dig Your Hole

Select a site with full to partial sun and moist or well drained soil for your Tulip Poplar.

First, dig each hole so that it is just shallower than the root ball and at least twice the width.

Then loosen the soil in the planting hole so the roots can easily break through.

Use your shovel or try dragging the points of a pitch fork along the sides and bottom of the hole.



Step 2 - Place Your Plant

Next, separate the roots of your Tulip Poplar gently with your fingers and position them downward in the hole.

The top of the root flare, where the roots end and the trunk begins, should be about an inch above the surrounding soil.

Then make sure the plant is exactly vertical in the hole.

To make it just right, use a level.

Step 3 - Backfill Your Hole

As you backfill the hole, apply water to remove air pockets.

Remove debris like stones and grass and completely break up any dirt clumps.

Water your Tulip Poplar again after the transplant is complete.

To help retain some of that moisture, it's recommended that you place mulch around each plant to a depth of 2"-3" up to but not touching the trunk. Organic mulches such as wood chips also help to better soil structure as they decompose.

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36 months ago planted a 5' stick. Cleared a 10' circle in the lawn, threw a bag of good dirt in the hole, planted stick. Now 20' tall and 5"" caliper width. Very full of new growth all season. A great tree from good stock
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December 31, 2012
I planted the Tulip Poplar Tree for shade and as a host plant to the native Swallowtail butterfly ,Alabama,. There are many of these trees in our area and the yellow flowers look and smell wonderful. This tree does grow very fast and has gorgeous shaped leaves that are huge. The butterflies nibble on the leaves, the tree sprouts new leaves as it grows which is constant. I cant wait to see it bloom again in the spring. Also, when I bought this tree it was about 3 feet tall and it is currently close to 8 feet tall
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December 31, 2012
It is growing ok..its about 2 1/2 ft tall..got more leaves than last year. I am not experienced in growing trees, just a beginning gardener. Maine winters are harsh..but shes doing ok..Than
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December 31, 2012
I received my tree very well packed. I was impressed. It was a long stick with 8 bare branches. No leaves but each branch had a bulb at the tip. This is its third week and the bulbs are already opening. I am in zone 10 and it is doing great. I am sure I will order from you again soon.
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December 31, 2012
My Tulip Popars leaves were a little dried out, but the trunk and little branches look healthy. The leaves soon perked up when it went into a big pot with good dirt. I think it spent seven-eight days in the box. Youve made over-and-above effort for customer service and I will be ordering again when our temperature drops to a safer level. You all are wonderful in caring for your customers. Im very grateful to you for that and will certainly make sure everyone I know is aware that Fastest Growing Trees is a company of integrity
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December 31, 2012
I love this tree!! It was a little stick tree on arrival and within 2 1/2 years it has grown to about 20 feet. The trunk is straight and the foliage is beautiful in every season. No maintenance!
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December 31, 2012
Our Tulip Poplar is a great tree that has really taken off in the past year. We have planted it near our deck to one day provide shade in the summer. The only problem that we have had is that it grew too fast and we did not cut one of ties that was supporting it in time. It is not necessarily a bad problem to have. It has rebounded nicely from that little mishap.
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December 31, 2012
My Tulip Poplar got off to a slow start. Unfortunately it was planted where my hose would barely reach. Despite my neglect, it is thriving! I love the unique shape of its leaves. It is worth growing just for the beautiful leaves
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December 31, 2012
Very easy to get started. So far, has not grown w/ the amount of speed as the empress tree. But, Im very spoiled by this tree! I plan on buying more tulip poplars
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December 31, 2012
My tulip poplar tree is doing very well. It has bright yellow leaves this fall and looks very healthy.
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December 31, 2012
I planted this tree in my front yard while living in SC last year. During the summer months it grew quickly and looked very healthy. This past summer I moved to NY and purchased another Tulip Poplar tree for my new front yard. The trees are shipped expertly packaged and thrive once planted.
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December 31, 2012
We recently planted a Tulip Poplar Tree, and planted it on our rental property. It soon overtook our 10 year old maple in size.We love both trees and would love to have space to plant more
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December 31, 2012
about 10 years ago I bought a tree at a community tree sale. Not really knowing what a tulip poplar was. I brought it home. it is the nicest tree in my yard. Great shade and just perfect.
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December 31, 2012
Tree and its replacement did not make it, so although listed as zone 9, did not survive in FL. No refund so my loss for trying Fast Growing Tree
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December 31, 2012
Purchased
1 year ago
Our new tulip poplar is planted in our front yard. It has already grown 2 feet in less than 3 months. I've had people stop and ask what kind of tree it is because of the big, beautiful leaves! It's been thriving ever since arrived
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December 31, 2012
Purchased
1 year ago
I purchased this one last year spring time. It was just 3 feet not including the root ball. This tree grows extremely fast. So much so it could overtake my 10 year old maple in the next two years if it keeps its growing pace. Right now it 12 ft. that is an amazing 9 feet since it was planted last year. I think it has grown 6 feet since summer. I'm still waiting for blossoms which did not happen this year. And it did not turn yellow last year. Hoping this year I'll get the bright gold leaves and some the tulip blossoms in the coming spring. A truly magnificent specimen. So fun to watch. You pretty much get instant gratification.
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December 31, 2012
Purchased
2 years ago
We've had our tree for several years...It has beautiful blooms in the spring but quickly the leaves begin to turn and drop off...By August, our tree looks awful and has very little foliage on it...We're cutting it down this year since we need the shade and have none left..
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December 31, 2012
Our Popler Tuplip gets wood tuplips and is over 100 feet tall. For the past few years I've had to treat it for aphids. We have lived in our home 42 years and seems to grow bigger every year
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December 31, 2012
I ordered two of these from you guys in the past year (both at different times) and both of them arrived dead, not dormant...I thought that I just got a dud the first go round and tried again with the same result... not acceptable. I will not order another one
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December 31, 2012
Purchased
1 year ago
I planted the yellow tulip poplar about two or so years ago; it has grown tremendously I am please with that. However I have yet to get one yellow flower and in the fall the leaves just turned brown like any other tree. My neighbors asked me why I planted a sycamore I said it is a yellow tulip poplar. Must be the soil I will keep waiting for my flowers and yellow leaves!
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December 31, 2012
Not all that happy with this tree. Purchased two and planted them both in the front of the house about 50 feet apart. One died within a month and I only received a partial credit to replace it. The other is still alive but it dropped it's leaves in July and has not grown at all in the 6 months since we planted it.
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December 31, 2012
Purchased
2 years ago
Live in Minneapolis, MN with cold winters. 1st tree slowly lost its leaves and died (not green in stem) because we had a VERY wet spring that I think drowned the 1-2ft tree I got. 2nd tree I let acclimate 3 days before transplanting slightly above ground level to allow water runoff and also used root stimulator. This tree did well and never lost any leaves. It survived the winter! I was worried about being in zone 4 it wouldn't make it. Now, a year later, the tree has grown to almost 5 feet so far (July) and I'm sure it will continue to grow another 1-2 ft. Its canopy is also spreading a lot - I will likely have to prune out competing branches before the next growing season. Large leaves are nicely unique. Had a lot of strong wind storms but so far tree is standing, only had support stakes the first year as recommended
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December 31, 2012
The poplar arrived Friday, I had it planted on Sunday, and there is active new growth happening Tuesday! The 4' tree arrived full of leaves and looked good considering being in a box for 5 days, only mild wilting of the leaves. She really wants to grow in this So-Cal climate. I dug a large hole with plenty of depth and I'm sure that is helping the roots take hold. We will buy from you again
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December 31, 2012
Great Tree
The tree arrived in great condition, very well packed. I planted t immediately. In terms of growth and leaves, it has not yet taken off, but it looks healthy and we're looking forward to seeing how it looks next Spring
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September 24, 2014
Purchased
5 months ago
Growinggg.....
It still trying to grow even in a pot. I mean a large pot i.e. a very large pot.
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September 20, 2014
Purchased
5 months ago
Growing Zone:
4
First tree shipped died.
We used the premium planting kit to plant our first tulip tree. That tree died within two months. I can't say it was specific to the planting kit or the tree was bad. Fast-growing trees stood behind the tree and replaced it for only shipping costs. I did not use this product to plant that tree and so far after 6 weeks that tree is still alive. Verdict is still out on the second tree. I give Fast-growing positive ratings for customer service and standing behind their product.
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September 3, 2014
Purchased
5 months ago
I have two Tulip Poplar Trees in my backyard which I like very much.
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December 31, 2012
The Tulip Poplar tree has really impressed me. I placed it in a location to make a wind break fo the front of my house. It has not been pruned yet. It is pretty much growing the way I would like for it to. It is extremely full and bushy. It is showing great beauty and I look forward to watching it mature. Thank you for such a great tree
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December 31, 2012
My Tulip Poplar arrived looking very tall and in great shape. Its been in the ground for more than a year now, and it is doing very well. Thank you
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December 31, 2012
We planted the tree in our back yard to provide beauty and shade. It has grown about 4 feet and we are very happy with it.
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December 31, 2012
Great tree! We planted this tree on the hill near our house and its beautiful. Cant wait until its full grown and we can enjoy the wonderful shade it will provide.
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December 31, 2012
We planted our little tulip poplar in the front yard and it is really thriving! We cant believe how much it has grown in 1 year- and how full it has gotten. Its not the biggest tree in the yard- but it is so pretty!! This fall the leaves were a wonderful gold-its just a great accent to our landscaping!! Love it!!
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December 31, 2012
I LOVE THIS TREE! My tree is now at least a half tree taller than when I planted it. Everything about it seems to be happy and healthy. Cant wait to make my next purchase.
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December 31, 2012
Thanks for your great service. Our tree arrived and was a very nice specimen. We were able to get it into the ground about two weeks before a hard frost. By spring, it was waist high and by fall it is at least shoulder high! Before we know it we will be sitting under its shade
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December 31, 2012
My trees have only been in the ground about 2 weeks so they have not grown yet. I was expecting to receive 2 sticks but was pleasantly surprised to find 2 trees. They had branches and leaves and even though they had been in a box for 3 days they were not even wilted. So far they are looking healthy, have not wilted or dropped leaves. I am very pleased with your service and with your product. I will most assuredly recommend your company and will order from you in the future
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December 31, 2012
We recently purchased the tulip poplar tree and planted it in our back yard. I must say that when we received it, it was packaged well, and was very healthy. It just looks beautiful in our yard. The big leaves are so cool looking. Cant wait till spring,to see the pretty flowers
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December 31, 2012
Our Tulip Tree stands in front of our house near the street and is absolutely stunning in the Spring and Fall. The flowers are huge & beautiful, the blooms attract photographers from miles around. We even get some helicopter fly-overs from a near-by community airport! In the Fall the foliage turns a show-stopping blazing gold
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December 31, 2012
bought these trees for montana they died right away they sent use replacements which died right away also. not happy with this product
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December 31, 2012
Purchased this tree because of the reviews & quick growth, we have been horribly disappointed & it has been over 1 yr. I ordered 2 of the 2-3ft size and both came at 2 ft barely. But I wasn't concerned since they grow so fast! Well here we are at 1+ yrs and still waiting to break the 3ft mark, not quite the projected height
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December 31, 2012
Purchased
2 years ago
Charlotte NC USA. Tulip Poplar planted about November 2011. In 2012 it had little growth, but we had a tremendous stretch of heat and dryness. In 2013 it took off. Has grown several feet, nearly doubling in size. It is a beautiful shape, form and color
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December 31, 2012
Purchased
3 years ago
I have had my tree for over four years and it has not bloomed one flower in all this time
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December 31, 2012
This is the 2nd year since planting my tulip poplar and I've yet to see flowers. The leaves are big and beautiful, but I'm disappointed that it has not had one flower on it.
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December 31, 2012
Purchased
3 years ago
Tulip trees tend to need moist conditions. In a climate prone to summer droughts, they can stop growing, then come out with new leaves with September rains, when they should be hardening off for winter. A friend's neighbor had that happen to him, in Northern IL, and lost his tree that following winter. He replaced it with a different kind of tree the following summer
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December 31, 2012
Best investment ever. I purchased this tree for a donation for a park and I have not been disapointed. Excellent purchase.
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December 31, 2012
Purchased
2 years ago
I live in zone 8 in Texas and bought this tree last fall. It was planted a few days after it arrived and looked good all winter. This spring it begain growing again and has has a lot of new growth all summer of about 24 inches. It looks healthy and am looking forward to next spring to see if it produces and yellow flowers. It is really to soon to give an good review on this tree.
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December 31, 2012
Purchased
3 years ago
The Poplar Tree Stick that I received last year has evolved to a beatiful, disease free and nicely shaped tree. Althoough still small, its contour, leaves and presentation, promises a wonderful and powerful tree. I love i
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December 31, 2012
Purchased
3 years ago
All directions followed, planted the tree i great soid near sprinklers in March. We had a wet and mild spring. Inspite of my other two trees I purchased bare root doing well, the top 3 feet of my 5 foot tulip tree died, became wrinkled and dusty. I trimed the top, transfered it to a very large container near the house and now I have 3 small branches with leaves. I called as soon as I saw the top begin to change and was told ""they are dormant"" a few weeks later when leaves began, the top 3 feet remained dreid and wrinkled. I am sure its a beautiful tree, I am hoping mine grows well
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December 31, 2012
Purchased
2 years ago
Tree came packaged extremely well. Expected size. Was not pleased with the root ball. The root ball was loose dirt and coarse mulch and completely fell apart when removing it from the container. I ended up planting the tree with bare roots. But so far a month in, and I've gone from a four foot bare twig of a tree, to 6 inches of growth and a lot of leaves. I have no hope for 6 ft of growth this year, but hopefully the tree at least gets established.Winter will be the real test for me though
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December 31, 2012
Purchased
2 years ago
Well, my tree is here! I expected kind of a stick and it's fully leafed out! It's outside in a nice shady spot soaking up some water and will be planted later toward evening. It's fully 6 feet tall now! So we'll see how she does
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December 31, 2012
Purchased
2 years ago
Tree has not really taken off as expected, despite a very mild Corpus Christi ""winter"". Tree was planted in the fall - currently a little over 6'
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December 31, 2012
Purchased
3 years ago
Tree was great out of the box, and has done well; unfortunately the deer have been hard on it, and we have had to build cages to protect
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December 31, 2012
Purchased
3 years ago
My husband and I take hikes by the Hudson River, and we both decided that out of the 1,000s of trees, this was our absoloute favorite. We live in an apt. so can't put it on our balcony, but if I had a yard - it would be a no brainer. This tree is GORGEOUS
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December 31, 2012
The tree was planted last fall and is now put on lots of leaves this spring.
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December 31, 2012
Purchased
3 years ago
In Southeast Ga, Found the tree in the wild and transplanted it to my house. Thought it was family to the Sycamore tree often found on old home sites. This year my grandson found a flower and brought it in to me. Did not know where it came from so I put a picture on facebook to see if someone could tell me what it was. I then for the first time noticed blooms on the tree and felt the flower came from the tree. Someone identified the flower as from a tulip popular tree and I am now waiting to see the other flowers bloom. So happy to know what it really is
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December 31, 2012
We bought our Tulip Poplars last year (2010) after 17 of our cotton woods had died... We wanted something that would be both pretty and fast growing for the shade to block the evening sun from the patio. The trees were packaged very well, but looked like a poor stick waiting to bust out of the box. We planted them and they have taken off like wild fire!! We should have all the shade we need by summer of 2013!! Oh, and the leaves are huge!! I've never seen such big leaves on a small tree
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December 31, 2012
Excellent tree! Planted per website suggestion and it has shown a high level of growth this spring.
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December 31, 2012
Purchased
3 years ago
We purchased 6 trees(always the tallest)last summer and must say the jury is still out.This will be the first spring,so we will see what happens as they are still pretty much little more than sticks in the ground.I just hope all of the praise and hype from all the people about this company comes to fruition his summer.Thanks-sta
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December 31, 2012
Purchased
3 years ago
recieved the tree in good shape. The tree has been in the ground for 16 months and is looking very good. Grew to a height of 14 ft in 16 months.
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December 31, 2012
i love my tulip tree. when i received it, it was so pretty and healthy but i've noticed brown spots on the otherwise perfect little tree. its been planted since june. does anyone know what causes thi
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Received our poplar just now. The leaves are huge and looks very healthy. We bought this tree because of the rate of growth listed so hoping this comes true need some good shade in the front yard. Will be buying more trees
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I had no luck tulip poplar my Second one is now with no leafs. I took it out of the ground put it back in the pot o and by the way it has been in the ground for 10 mouth soon I am now trying to bring it back to Life wish me luck ,,,can any one help????????
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Are there male (non flower producing) & female (flower producing) tulip trees?
Ginny on Jun 7, 2014
Best Answer: NO there is no gender bias with a Tulip Poplar. Each tree will produce flowers, under the correct conditions.
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Is the tree very messy? I have hybrid poplars and every time the wind blows I get little branches all over the place. Also every spring I get little yellow sticky things all over the ground and patio (seeds perhaps).
Dan C on Jun 1, 2014
Best Answer: We have a Tulip tree in our front yard. It does tend to drop a few twigs in the spring, generally not much longer than 12 inches or so. And of course when it is in bloom it will drop petals and the occasional whole "flower". This usually only last three to four weeks in the spring. I'm not sure about the yellow sticky things you are referring to.

One potentially messy thing that is does is drop a lot of "sap" when it is in bloom. If you see it in the right light it can actually look like a light mist coming from the tree. The is really only a problem for us as the tree is near our drive way, and it gets all over the car!

Hope this helps.
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Is it deer resistant?
isabel f on Jul 27, 2014
Best Answer: I can't answer that question! I bought two tulip poplars. One is on the side of the fence that the deer regularly visit. I can't notice any place on the tree that looks like it has been munched by deer. So far so good. I truly hope the tree is deer resistant. The tree is still young and deer would be able to eat the leaves if they wanted to.
Reply · Report · KATHLEEN S on Jul 28, 2014
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Planted my tree about 8 weeks ago and noticed no growth from the top. The only growth was coming from the root ball. How do I encourage growth at the limbs?
c p on Jun 22, 2014
Best Answer: I would say give it time. This is what I did: When I received my two poplars they were just sticks and since I didn't know where I was going to plant them at the time, I put them both in large pots and watered them regularly for a year. Finally, this year I put them in the ground and they have taken off beautifully. They are branching out with beautiful big leaves and also in height. I water them either every day or every other day. I would definitely suggest that. Because they are getting adequate water I am quite pleased with their growth. So I would say to you, water them a lot and just give them time, and lots of sun.
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does it root on top of the ground ?
A shopper on Sep 20, 2014
Best Answer: Simple answer is NO... I see no roots at ground level.... I've had the tree for two full years now and so far so good... Seems to be thriving at my location..
Good purchase as far as I am concerned...
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How is this tree around saltwater?
A shopper on Jun 23, 2014
Best Answer: Sorry, you have me confused with someone who lives close to the ocean....I live in Syracuse NY....About 400 miles away from salt water so cannot help you with your question...The "Tulip" is a poplar derivative.. I would think they would do well just about anywhere.... Good luck.....
Mike
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I purchased a Tulip Poplar several months ago, it does not seem to be growing, it still seems to be neededing water daily, is there something wrong with my tree? I thougt I would at least see some growth or a few leaves maybe I am just to anxious?
A shopper on Jun 11, 2014
Best Answer: I'll ask you a couple of questions. first. where do you live? What kind of soil is it planted in? Watering it daily is OK. It well take a little time for it to a just. Do it have any small branches? It took until fall before mine showed much sign of life. But it really started leafing out the next spring. It hasn't grown as fast as I thought it would, but that maybe because it planted in rocky soil. It is health and doing fine. As it ages it well grow faster. I've had these trees in my yard in North Eastern Oregon and they were 40 high and bloomed like crazy. There is only one draw back to the trees, the aphids love them, so you well have to spray. There great shade trees. The leaves are giant size and easy to rake up.
Reply · Report · Ann M on Jun 11, 2014
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Do limbs break easily? Are they brittle?lo
A shopper on Jul 21, 2014
Best Answer: The Tulip poplar is fast growing timber tree, without the common problems of weak wood strength and short lifespan often seen in other fast growing species.
Reply · Report · Gena MStaff on Nov 3, 2014
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What deceases attack Tulip Popular Trees?
A shopper on Jul 8, 2014
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when is the best time of the year to plant this tree?
A shopper on Oct 3, 2014
Best Answer: Fall i s a great time to plant, less stressful on you and trees. A good rule of thumb is to make sure your get the tree planted at least four weeks before you have a hard ground freeze.
Reply · Report · Gena MStaff on Nov 3, 2014
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How long will the tree live?
Dan C on Jun 1, 2014
Best Answer: The Tulip poplar is a fast growing tree that has a life expectancy of 300 years if growing optimal conditions. In urban / suburban settings, most specimens will more than likely live between 100 to 200 years
Reply · Report · Gena MStaff on Nov 4, 2014
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We planted our tree about 3 years ago and it still has not flowered any advice?
Jan F on Oct 6, 2014
Best Answer: It can take up to the third season sometimes for the Tulip poplar to bud and blooms. With time and mother nature you should be enjoying blooms by the third year.
Reply · Report · Gena MStaff on Nov 3, 2014
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is there such a drawf tulip tree?
A shopper on Sep 3, 2014
Best Answer: Not that I know of. But they are wonderful trees and one of the best native species for pollinators.
Reply · Report · William A on Sep 4, 2014
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I am looking for a quantity of trees for the Village of Crete, Illinois for a tree replacement program due to losing so many ash trees. I am a trustee and we are getting information at this time for fall purchases. Do you have trees 1 1/2 to 2" and maybe 8 to 10 feet high?
Dean G on Jul 6, 2014
Best Answer: Our trees come in sizes 1 - 2 ft, 2 to 3 ft, 4 to 5 ft and 5 to 6 ft.
Reply · Report · Allison BStaff on Jul 10, 2014
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Are the Tulip trees delivered in pot or dry root?
charles w on Jul 5, 2014
Best Answer: If Tulip Poplars haven't broken dormancy it's healthier for the tree to ship it bare root. However ours have broken dormancy and are currently being shipped out with their root balls.
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Plant in fall or wait till spring?
BobNJ on Sep 21, 2014
Best Answer: Down south we plant trees in the fall so they can acclimate before the blazing heat in the summer. November is probably the best month to plant trees in Louisiana.
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Would there be smaller versions of this plant available, or would there be a columnar variety available?
==Rob== on Nov 10, 2014
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