Majestic Beauty® Tulip Tree
Liriodendron tulipifera 'Aureo-marginatum'
Water regularly, when top 3" of soil is dry. Once well established, needs only occasional deep watering.
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|Botanical Pronunciation||lir-i-o-DEN-dron too-li-PIF-er-a|
|Lore||Liriodendron is named from the Greek for lily-tree referring to its unique tulip-shaped flowers.|
|Average Size at Maturity||Fast grower to 40 to 60 ft. tall and 15 to 25 ft. wide.|
|Bloom Time||Late spring|
|Design Ideas||A perfect stand-out front yard tree, or use in the back for shade and beauty. Light value foliage is a natural background for high contrast trees and shrubs with bronze or dark evergreen foliage. Ideal native cultivar for street tree planting, parks and institutional sites.|
|Flower Attribute||Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Contemporary, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Firescaping/Fire Wise, Woodland Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Soil Needs||Tree & Shrub Food|
|Special Feature||Attracts Butterflies, Dramatic Foliage Color, Fall Color, Naturalizes Well, North American Native Selection, Year-round Interest, Bird Friendly, Pet Friendly|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly, when top 3" of soil is dry. Once well established, needs only occasional deep watering.|
Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Watering can be reduced after establishment. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 5 - 9