Liriodendron tulipifera

Tulip Tree

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Height
25 to 35 m
Width
12 to 20 m
Flower colour
yellow
Flowering Time
June, July
Light/shadow demands
sun
pH-Value
slightly alkaline, neutral, slightly acidic
Soil
sandy-loamy, permeable, all substrates
Yes
Climate Trees
Trees and shrubs for bees
Liriodendron tulipifera

 

Characteristics:
Habit
An impressiv, splendid tree, 25-35 m tall, 12-20 m wide, broadly ovoid or domed to extended with round crown, straight when old with clear stem for about the first 10 m; main branches arching-upright, twigs hanging down to the ground in the lower crown region, initially fast-growing, 30-70 cm a year
Crown
broad ovoid, high arched, overhanging broad ovoid, high arched, overhanging
Blossom
Flower bowls like tulips, green-yellow with orange spots inside, June; flowers only after 15 years
Leaves
Unmistakable leaf shape; three-lobed, 15 cm long, middle lobe appears to have been cut out; fresh green, bluish green underneath; autumn colours at end of September, flaming golden yellow to yellow brown
Fruits
Inconspicuous, cone-shaped
Roots
Shallow, far-reaching, fleshy and breaking easily, not tolerant of soil compaction, and pavement close to roots
Demands
Sun; needs warmth, frost hardy but sensitive to late frost, broken by wind; somewhat tolerant of urban pollution
Soil
Fresh to moist; for nutritious, sandy-loamy, always well drained mineral substrates; prefers slightly acidic or neutral pH, chalk tolerated, chlorotic with too much chalk; sensitive to salt
Note
Spring planting recommended, roots must not be allowed to dry out; cut only in autumn or early winter
Hardiness Zone
Zone 6a    
Bee pasture/nectar
Yes
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Product Nr Options Price (plus 7% VAT)
99790110 Cont 5 l, 80-100 €29.00
99890110 Cont 7,5 l, height 100-125 €43.00
99990110 Cont 7,5 l, height 125-150 €49.00
99840110 rootballed, 80-100 €29.00
99940110 rootballed, 100-125 €43.00
99050110 rootballed, 125-150 €49.00
99280110 specimen, 3 x trp., rootballed, with wire mesh, height 150-175 €80.00
99350110 specimen, 3 x trp., rootballed, with wire mesh, height 175-200 €110.00
99450110 specimen, 3 x trp., rootballed, with wire mesh, height 200-250 €160.00
99550110 specimen, 3 x trp., rootballed, with wire mesh, height 250-300 €230.00
SANA001422 specimen, 4 x trp., rootballed, with wire mesh, height 250-300 €600.00
SANA001423 specimen, 4 x trp., rootballed, with wire mesh, height 300-350 €900.00
SANA006476 specimen, 4 x trp., rootballed, with wire mesh, height 350-400 €1,350.00
SANA011165 specimen, 4 x trp., rootballed, with wire mesh, height 400-500 €1,950.00
99650110 specimen, 4 x trp., rootballed, with wire mesh, height 300-350, width 150-200 €450.00
99750110 specimen, 4 x trp., rootballed, with wire mesh, height 350-400, width 150-200 €600.00
99580110 specimen, 4 x trp., rootballed, with wire mesh, height 400-500, width 150-200 €900.00
SANA009653 specimen, 5 x trp., rootballed, with wire mesh, height 400-500, width 200-300 €2,150.00
SANA012024 specimen, 5 x trp., rootballed, with wire mesh, height 500-600, width 200-300 €4,200.00
SANA001421 specimen, 5 x trp., rootballed, with wire mesh, height 600-700, width 200-300 €6,000.00
99680110 standard tree, 3 x trp., rootballed, with wire mesh, girth 10-12 €350.00
99780110 standard tree, 3 x trp., rootballed, with wire mesh, girth 12-14 €450.00
99880110 standard tree, 3 x trp., rootballed, with wire mesh, girth 14-16 €490.00
99980110 standard tree, 3 x trp., rootballed, with wire mesh, girth 16-18 €700.00
bks18941971 standard tree, 4 x trp., rootballed, with wire mesh, girth 18-20 €950.00
99380110 standard tree, 4 x trp., rootballed, with wire mesh, girth 20-25 €1,250.00
99560110 specimen tree, 4 x trp., rootballed, with wire mesh, girth 20-25, height 400-500, width 150-200 €1,500.00
99660110 specimen tree, 4 x trp., rootballed, with wire mesh, girth 25-30, height 400-500, width 150-200 €1,900.00
99444010 specimen tree, 5 x trp., rootballed, with wire mesh, girth 25-30, height 400-500, width 200-300 €2,300.00
99454010 specimen tree, 5 x trp., rootballed, with wire mesh, girth 30-35, height 400-500, width 200-300 €2,900.00
99464010 specimen tree, 5 x trp., rootballed, with wire mesh, girth 35-40, height 400-500, width 200-300 €3,500.00
99850110 specimen tree, 5 x trp., rootballed, with wire mesh, girth 30-35, height 500-700, width 200-300 €3,100.00
99260110 specimen tree, 5 x trp., rootballed, with wire mesh, girth 35-40, height 500-700, width 200-300 €3,900.00
99470110 specimen tree, 5 x trp., rootballed, with wire mesh, girth 40-45, height 500-700, width 200-300 €4,500.00
99474010 specimen tree, 6 x trp., rootballed, with wire mesh, girth 40-45, height 500-700, width 300-400 €5,500.00
99484010 specimen tree, 6 x trp., rootballed, with wire mesh, girth 45-50, height 500-700, width 300-400 €6,500.00
98203911 specimen tree, 6 x trp., rootballed, with wire mesh, girth 50-60, height 500-700, width 300-400 €8,500.00
98213911 specimen tree, 6 x trp., rootballed, with wire mesh, girth 60-70, height 500-700, width 300-400 €10,500.00
99504010 specimen tree, 7 x trp., rootballed, with wire mesh, girth 50-60, height 700-900, width 400-600 €10,500.00
98223911 specimen tree, 7 x trp., rootballed, with wire mesh, girth 60-70, height 700-900, width 400-600 €13,000.00
98233911 specimen tree, 7 x trp., rootballed, with wire mesh, girth 70-80, height 700-900, width 400-600 €16,000.00
Product Nr Options Price (plus 7% VAT)
99790110 Cont 5 l, 80-100 €29.00
99890110 Cont 7,5 l, height 100-125 €43.00
99990110 Cont 7,5 l, height 125-150 €49.00
99840110 rootballed, 80-100 €29.00
99940110 rootballed, 100-125 €43.00
99050110 rootballed, 125-150 €49.00
99280110 specimen, 3 x trp., rootballed, with wire mesh, height 150-175 €80.00
99350110 specimen, 3 x trp., rootballed, with wire mesh, height 175-200 €110.00
99450110 specimen, 3 x trp., rootballed, with wire mesh, height 200-250 €160.00
99550110 specimen, 3 x trp., rootballed, with wire mesh, height 250-300 €230.00
SANA001422 specimen, 4 x trp., rootballed, with wire mesh, height 250-300 €600.00
SANA001423 specimen, 4 x trp., rootballed, with wire mesh, height 300-350 €900.00
SANA006476 specimen, 4 x trp., rootballed, with wire mesh, height 350-400 €1,350.00
SANA011165 specimen, 4 x trp., rootballed, with wire mesh, height 400-500 €1,950.00
99650110 specimen, 4 x trp., rootballed, with wire mesh, height 300-350, width 150-200 €450.00
99750110 specimen, 4 x trp., rootballed, with wire mesh, height 350-400, width 150-200 €600.00
99580110 specimen, 4 x trp., rootballed, with wire mesh, height 400-500, width 150-200 €900.00
SANA009653 specimen, 5 x trp., rootballed, with wire mesh, height 400-500, width 200-300 €2,150.00
SANA012024 specimen, 5 x trp., rootballed, with wire mesh, height 500-600, width 200-300 €4,200.00
SANA001421 specimen, 5 x trp., rootballed, with wire mesh, height 600-700, width 200-300 €6,000.00
99680110 standard tree, 3 x trp., rootballed, with wire mesh, girth 10-12 €350.00
99780110 standard tree, 3 x trp., rootballed, with wire mesh, girth 12-14 €450.00
99880110 standard tree, 3 x trp., rootballed, with wire mesh, girth 14-16 €490.00
99980110 standard tree, 3 x trp., rootballed, with wire mesh, girth 16-18 €700.00
bks18941971 standard tree, 4 x trp., rootballed, with wire mesh, girth 18-20 €950.00
99380110 standard tree, 4 x trp., rootballed, with wire mesh, girth 20-25 €1,250.00
99560110 specimen tree, 4 x trp., rootballed, with wire mesh, girth 20-25, height 400-500, width 150-200 €1,500.00
99660110 specimen tree, 4 x trp., rootballed, with wire mesh, girth 25-30, height 400-500, width 150-200 €1,900.00
99444010 specimen tree, 5 x trp., rootballed, with wire mesh, girth 25-30, height 400-500, width 200-300 €2,300.00
99454010 specimen tree, 5 x trp., rootballed, with wire mesh, girth 30-35, height 400-500, width 200-300 €2,900.00
99464010 specimen tree, 5 x trp., rootballed, with wire mesh, girth 35-40, height 400-500, width 200-300 €3,500.00
99850110 specimen tree, 5 x trp., rootballed, with wire mesh, girth 30-35, height 500-700, width 200-300 €3,100.00
99260110 specimen tree, 5 x trp., rootballed, with wire mesh, girth 35-40, height 500-700, width 200-300 €3,900.00
99470110 specimen tree, 5 x trp., rootballed, with wire mesh, girth 40-45, height 500-700, width 200-300 €4,500.00
99474010 specimen tree, 6 x trp., rootballed, with wire mesh, girth 40-45, height 500-700, width 300-400 €5,500.00
99484010 specimen tree, 6 x trp., rootballed, with wire mesh, girth 45-50, height 500-700, width 300-400 €6,500.00
98203911 specimen tree, 6 x trp., rootballed, with wire mesh, girth 50-60, height 500-700, width 300-400 €8,500.00
98213911 specimen tree, 6 x trp., rootballed, with wire mesh, girth 60-70, height 500-700, width 300-400 €10,500.00
99504010 specimen tree, 7 x trp., rootballed, with wire mesh, girth 50-60, height 700-900, width 400-600 €10,500.00
98223911 specimen tree, 7 x trp., rootballed, with wire mesh, girth 60-70, height 700-900, width 400-600 €13,000.00
98233911 specimen tree, 7 x trp., rootballed, with wire mesh, girth 70-80, height 700-900, width 400-600 €16,000.00