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Tulip Poplar Liriodendron tulipifera

  • Tulip Poplar

    The fall color of the Tulip Poplar is a deep yellow.

  • Tulip Poplar

    Tulip Poplar's mature height is up to 70 feet but it has a more narrow form making it great for creating shade.

  • Tulip Poplar

    Tulip shaped blooms appear once this fast grower matures.

  • Tulip Poplar

    The well known large leaf shape of the tulip poplar.

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  • 6-7 ft.
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Product Details

Growing Zones: 4-9 outdoors

(hardy down to -20℉) 
      4-9 outdoors
   Map 4-9 outdoors
  • Mature Height:
  • 70 ft.
  • Mature Width:
  • 30-40 ft.
  • Sunlight:
  • Full Sun
  • Growth Rate:
  • Fast
  • Botanical Name:
  • Liriodendron tulipifera
  • Does Not Ship To:
  • AZ

Product Description

Visual Interest in Spring and Fall

Why Tulip Poplar Trees?

Imagine leaving for work one morning during spring: before you leave, you notice 3 to 4 small blooms on your tree. When you come home that evening, that same tree is covered in a blanket of richly-hued florals. With the Tulip Poplar, a dazzling production and fast growth are not only possible but expected.

You'll have the brightest tree in the neighborhood. And though it takes the blooms some time to develop (10 to 15 years), they're unmatched. Even better? During the summer, you'll have a fast-growing, well-formed green shade tree. When fall arrives, the Tulip's leaves turn to bright yellow for a dazzling show. So, our Tulip Poplar merges the best of both worlds.

Why is Better

Even better, our Tulip Poplar is highly resistant to insects and diseases, making it a healthful pick that provides a lifetime of enjoyment. And since it's easy to grow, it thrives in nearly any area. It's highly adaptable to a variety of soils, even wet soil.

But the best part is that we've planted, grown, and nurtured oyur Tulip Poplar for months ahead of time, which means a healthy root system and developed branching for you. Now, your Tulip Poplar is an attractive front yard tree that will increase your home's value.

From climate to climate and no matter the temperature extremes, the Tulip Poplar wows because we've put in the extra work.

Plant your Tulip Poplar Tree and start looking forward to the change of seasons - instant beauty is just a click away!

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Ronda B.
United States United States
I recommend this product
Very healthy tree

It’s ver efficient, fast, and high-quality

William B.
United States United States
Tulip poplar tree awesome!

Fast growing trees is a stand up company! There deliver what they say they will�

Lance K.
United States United States
Beautiful tree

First time getting tree in a box but it was packed with care and exactly like the description. I will continue to get my trees from fast growing trees

Terezinha C.
United States United States
flowres on the tree

I bought this tree 5 years ago. It is beautiful and the in Fall it is gorgeous, but I never sow any flowers as said. I am in the could area of Massachusetts. Why my tree never showed any flower? What I need to do.?

Sylvia J.
United States United States
Great tree in spite of no flowers or gold.

We purchased a 5-foot Tulip Poplar here back in 2013. It is a healthy tree, and we do like it. However, it has never produced the predicted blooms...nor has it ever turned gold in the fall. Perhaps the extreme Texas heat prevents it reaching its potential. We are Zone 7 (north central texas). As you can see from the healthy St. Augustine grass around it (a thirsty grass) gets plenty of water. Nonetheless, in late July, the large leaves begin to scorch...and by early August, they start falling off. By more temperate temps in September, it has no leaves remaining. While it hasn't been the tree we hoped, it is still a lovely tree in the spring, and we do love its large, full leaves. I don't know that I would recommend it for Zone 7, but for cooler zones, I suspect it's a great tree.

Planting & Care

1. Planting: Choose a location with well-drained soil and partial sun to full sun (about 4 to 8 hours of sunlight per day - but avoid areas with harsh afternoon sun). When you're ready to plant, dig a large hole to make plenty of room for the roots. The hole should be twice the width of your tree’s root system and just as deep.

Plant your tree so that the roots of the tree are covered and the stem is above ground level. Finally, water to settle and mulch around the tree to preserve moisture.

2. Watering: Young Tulip Poplars should be watered during extended dry spells, particularly in the summer months. Generally, you should water about once or twice weekly during hot, dry weather and once or twice bi-weekly in cooler months.

FGT Tip: Drooping branches are a sign of both over- or under-watering.

3. Fertilizing: Use only slow-release, 10-10-10 or 20-20-20 fertilizer tablets for the first growing season. Fertilize twice a month when the tree is coming out of dormancy, then once a month during the summer. Stop fertilizing before the tree goes back into dormancy.

4. Pruning: Remove any branches that are growing outside of the designated planting area. To cut a branch, make a cut right next to the branch collar. The branch collar is the swelling that attaches the branch to the trunk. Remove any competing leaders as well.

Shipping Details

Estimated Shipping Time: Most orders ship immediately. As noted on the website, some items are seasonal, and may only ship in spring or fall. Once your order is shipped, you'll receive an email with a tracking number.

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