Tulip Poplar Seedlings

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Tulip Poplar, Liriodendron Tulipifera is a Fragrant Blooming Deciduous 

The brown bark is furrowed, while the branches are smooth and aromatic. The tree will erupt from April to June in 1.5” – 2” long, fragrant flowers. These flowers are cup-shaped, much like a tulip. They are pale green or yellow with an orange band and stand erect instead of dropping down. You can use the nectar of the flowers to make gourmet honey. In the fall, the heart-shaped leaves will turn a bright golden yellow. Young leaves are light green, and when they mature, they turn a shiny, bright green on top and paler green underneath. They are about 6” long and wide and are pinnately veined. It produces a narrow, brown cone about 2” – 3” long with many scales.

Tulip Popular, Liriodendron Tulipifera will Attract Hummingbirds, Cardinals, and Finches with its Beautiful Flowers

These cone-shaped trees can live to be 500 years old! They grow in zone 4-9 in full sun with deep, rich, moist loam that is well-drained. The Tulip Poplar is the most massive native tree in the Eastern United States, reaching heights of up to 70’ and a spread of 30’-40’. These trees are native from Connecticut down to Florida and as far west as Ohio. It is sporadic to find one west of the Mississippi River. Early settlers used the wood from the Tulip Poplar to make log cabins, canoes and ships, paper mills, and construction.

Native Americans used them to treat a variety of infections. The Tulip Poplar is highly resistant to insects and diseases. It will attract hummingbirds, cardinals, and finches. This showy tree has been chosen to be the state tree of Kentucky, Indiana, and Tennessee. Tulip Poplar Seedlings are perfect for use as a shade tree and will be green during the spring and summer months. They will also produce small flowers that smell wonderful during the spring and bring birds to the area. In the fall, it will be bright shades of yellows that will transform your entire landscape. These grow to become several feet tall and also several feet wide.

Tulip Poplar Seedlings, Liriodendron Tulipifera is For Sale at TN Wholesale Nursery with Low Prices and Fast Shipping

Liriodendron tulipifera is the scientific name for the Tulip Poplar tree. It gets its name from the gorgeous flowers that look like tulips and grow right on a tree in the summer. It can be found in Kentucky and the southern states of the United States. It can grow wild in the Eastern United States in deciduous woodlands. Zone 4 is its natural hardiness zone.

 This tree has been observed to grow to a height of 168 feet. This tree can grow to enormous proportions. It also grows to these heights and spans a shorter time than other trees of similar size. The tree typically develops to be between 70 and 90 feet tall. It is a tree that can grow anywhere between 35 and 50 feet broad. This tree's bark is noticeably furrowed.


An incredible array of stunning and colorful flowers adorns the tree. You can find yellow and green floral blossoms. The blossoms lose their color in the autumn and turn almost a bright yellow; These gorgeous blooms bloom throughout May and June. These flowers resemble green and yellow tulips growing on a tree.

 Plant this tree in rich, well-drained soil for the most excellent results. The soil beneath the tree should have a nice mix of loamy and moist soil. The amount of sunshine received by the seedling is critical to its long-term health. This seedling should be placed in direct sunshine if possible. The amount of water this tree receives is more important than the amount of light. During the summer, it should be kept well-watered to avoid drying out.


Native Americans utilized the tree's trunk to carve out canoes, earning the name "canoe tree." For a long time, this tree has been a part of the culture on this continent. It's a naturally occurring tree native to the country's southeastern areas. Many species of wildlife prefer this tree, owing to its sweet nectar. Bees are attracted to the Tulip Poplar for this reason, as well as the fact that when they pollinate the tree's blooms, they make honey that tastes like Tulip Poplar buds. Tulip Poplar honey is regarded as a gourmet pleasure in the culinary world. Hummingbirds are attracted to the Tulip Poplar's blossoms as well.


It is a large and tall tree with impressive heights and spans. This tree thrives in both moist and well-drained soil, as well as direct sunlight. The tree was historically used to create boats by Native Americans. It is used more by animals than by people in modern times, with bees fertilizing blooms and hummingbirds sipping their nectar.

 The Tulip Poplar tree's beauty is undeniable when it comes to landscaping. It gives shade as well as an attractive appearance. It is highly resilient and has a verdant vibrancy that can be seen from afar. Because it is native to the location where it thrives, it multiplies from seedling to tree. It has no trouble surviving the voyage of youth to full maturity because it is, without a doubt, a healthy tree. This tree, well-adapted to its surroundings, will enjoy continuous health and vigor as long as it is planted in the right growing conditions.


 Height at Maturity: 70-90'

Sun Exposure: Full Sun

Zone: 4-9

Color: Green, Yellow, White

Category:  Flowering, Seedlings

Shipped as: Bareroot

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Latin Name- Liriodendron Tulipifera Hardy Planting Zone- 4-9 Mature Height- 40-70 ft Width-15-25 Sun or Shade- Full to Partial Sunlight
Planting Zones 4-9
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