Position: Full sun or light, dappled shade.
Soil: Moist, fertile soil. Liriodendron chinensis does generally not grow well in dry soils, prone to drying out in summer.
Rate of Growth: Moderate to vigorous.
Habit: Liriodendron chinensis is a medium sized branching tree once established.
Height: 15 m (50 ft)
Spread: 10 m (32 ft)
Notes: This plant will produce better quality, larger leaves in a position sheltered from strong winds. We have a specimen of Liriodendron chinensis, planted in the woodland garden surrounding our nursery. At 14 years old, it had reached a height of 6 m and a spread of 5 m.