1060 Wellington Road
Narre Warren East VIC 3804
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Tree Liriodendron tulipifera Tulip Tree
Description This is a beautiful tall tree with large leaves that have a lovely shape and smooth soft texture. It has striking yellowish-green flowers decorated with flecks of orange. The flowers are solitary and sit in the extreme upper-most branches, resembling tulips, hence the common-name reference to the tulip tree.
Foliage Deciduous
Form Oval
Mature Size 20 x 8m
Uses A spectacular tree that would make a magnificent specimen tree in a large lawn or public park.
Position & Soil Prefers a well-drained, fertile, slightly acidic soil in a temperate climate but also tolerates most soils. Enjoys full sun but can occasionally get sun scorched leaves. Tolerates air pollution.
Features Deciduous Oval Giant Feature Flower Feature Foliage Shade Tree Specimen
Pot sizes in production 30cm/14L (0.9-1.2m)
40cm/27L (1.6-1.8m)
150L (3.0-3.5m)
Substitutes Catalpa bignonioides
Cercidiphyllum japonicum
Ginkgo biloba
Liquidambar styraciflua
Liriodendron tulipifera 'Fastigiata'
Liriodendron tulipifera 'aureamarginatum'

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