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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
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Here's how your plants will look on arrival. All plants are dormant with no leaves or foliage.
Tulip Poplar Seedlings - Liriodendron Tulipifera
The tulip poplar grows rapidly and is hardy in Zones 4-9. Beloved for its shade as well as its beauty, the tulip poplar may reach 90 feet tall. Full sun is best with average moisture and well-drained, acidic, rich, moist, sandy, or clay soils. Its tulip-shaped flowers add a splash of color in May and June and its leaves are vivid yellow in fall. Tulip poplar seedlings are the young versions of the beloved tuliptree (Liriodendron tulipifera). Planting tulip poplar seedlings is quite an effortless process, as the seedlings are able to thrive in such a vast array of conditions. For instance, these seedlings can be planted in both moisturized soils and well-drained soils. This gives them the ability to survive throughout periods of droughts if your area is prone to them. Another way in which tulip poplar seedlings are diverse is how they can properly mature in both clay-based and sandy soils. The only consistent characteristic in regards to this seedling's soil preference, is that it has to be of an acidic variety.
In order for tulip poplar seedlings to grow to their fullest potential, it is important to give them full sun exposure. It is recommended that this seedling species receives at least six hours in the direct sun each day. It is best to plant the seedlings in May or June for the healthiest result. Within your first year of planting tulip poplar seedlings, they should grow to be about 24 inches in height. At this point, they will have started to develop into a maturing tuliptree of up to 90 feet in height, and 40 feet in its spread. The simplistic care that tulip poplar seedlings require, in addition to how vast they grow in size, is typically what draws planters into growing this beloved species. Tulip Poplar is known as Liriodendron Tulipifera in the botanical community. Growing as tall as six feet a year, this tree will take off in no time and become a staple in the landscape. It can grow in a wide range of soil compositions. It is colorful throughout the year, sporting greens in the spring and summer and then changing to bright shades of yellows for the fall season. Tulips are easy to grow and colorful plants. They grow in full sunlight, partial sunlight, and shade. They add a burst color and charm to any home. They come in a variety of shades such as yellows, blues, pinks, purples, whites and shades of red. Some tulips bloom in early, mid and late spring. You can cut them to make the perfect boutique or merely enjoy them outside. Do They Multiply? You can encourage your plants to grow by leaving the bulbs after they bloom. Separate the bulbs gently and replant them. They naturally produce seeds in flowers that were fertilized. Prune your flowers after the stems turn yellow. Your plants will start to multiply. Are They Easy to Grow? Tulips are easy to grow in good soil and a pleasant climate. They must be planted in well-drained soil. They can build in any amount of sunlight. Plant them before and after a freeze. It's easy for the plants to grow in well-drained soil coupled with a warm climate. Be sure to plant them in a large area. The tree can grow fast per year. These simple requirements make them easy to care for. Happy planting!