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Liriodendron tulipifera

Liriodendron tulipifera

This tree of the Carolinian forest is fast growing, and produces yellow-green tulip shaped flowers in June.  It can grow to 25 m.  Requires a sheltered location, as Peterborough is outside its normal range. ( Zone 5+)

Height x Width (feet)

80 x 50

Sun Requirements

Full sun to partial shade

Water Requirements

Normal to moist soils

Urban Friendliness


Heritage Value

While a rare tree in our area, there are a couple of monsters that when in bloom, can out-show almost any tree in Peterborough!

Products Available

~ 24-36"      $40      Item Number: TN3300

3-6'      $70      Item Number: TN3301

6'+      Item Number: TN3310
(Currently not available)