Liriodendron tulipifera


Common Name: tulip tree
Plant Type:Tree
Light (original): sun to part sun
Light Requirements: Sun, Part Sun
Height:70 to 120 feet
Width:30 to 60 feet
Duration:Perennial
Habitat:N/A
Soil Type:moist
Soil Moisture:Mesic
Seed Ripens:fall
USDA Zones:4 to 9
Flower Colour:yellow-orange & lime green
Bloom Time:spring
Comments:Gorgeous flowers. Lovely leaves. A magnolia cousin.
Germination:Seed is hydrophyllic, intolerant of dry storage.
Seed will germinate upon being shifted to 70°F after 90-140 days of moist, cold stratification at 40°F.
Seed will not germinate in presence of chemical inhibitors.
Germination Notes:
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Picture Copyright: John Oyston