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Liriodendron Genus

Tulip tree

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General Needs

  • LightFull sun or Part shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilClay, Well drained, Fertile, Chalky
  • Soil pH7.0 to 9.0
  • WaterMoist

Description

Liriodendron genus (Tulip tree). This is a handsome deciduous tree bearing unusual tulip-shaped, bright green leaves, which are not produced on young trees. The flowers are pale green, orange at base with numerous stamens and very suited to large gardens and parks.

Characteristics

Deciduous, Trees

Origin

China, N. America & Vietnam

Interest and use

Grown for their foliage and flowers in summer.

Cultivation

Preferring a temperate climate, they are fully hardy, and need a slightly acidic, deep, fertile soil. Plant in semi-shade.

Propagation

By seed in autumn, selected forms by budding or grafting in late summer.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Leaf spot and wilt can cause problems.

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