Scientific Name: Liriodendron tulipifera Form: Oval - vertical
Common Name:tulip tree, yellow poplar Texture:Coarse
Family Name:MagnoliaceaeHabit: Spreading
Plant Type: Tree - deciduous Mature Size (ht. X w.):> 30m x 15 - 25m
Origin: U.S. - northeast Hardiness Zone:Zone 5: (-29 to -23 C)
Leaves: Simple, Lobed, Alternate, Pinnate venation, Glabrous, Orbicular, Ovate, Entire, Pinnately lobed
Flowers: Flowers solitary, Green, Yellow, May- Jun
Fruit: Samara, Aggregate fruit, Brown, Sep- Oct
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade
Soil: Acidic, Well-drained
Landscape Uses: Specimen plant
Key ID Features:Leaf alternate, long petiole, squarish, lobed at tips, truncate apex; flowers pale-green, late May-mid-June, terminal, cup-shaped, solitary; fruit long yellow carpels; valvate, clam-shaped, duck-bill buds.