Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
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|Botanical Pronunciation||lir-i-o-DEN-dron too-li-PIF-er-a|
|Lore||Uses for the wood of this species caused it to be called "canoe tree" and "saddle tree" in pioneer times.|
|Average Size at Maturity||Fast grower to 50 ft. or more tall and 30 ft. or more wide.|
|Bloom Time||Late spring|
|Design Ideas||Tulip Tree is the consummate street tree for the West, although it has long been used in the East. Offers great fall color and eastern Oak-like character with no need for chilling. Plant as a disease-free, nearly litter-free candidate for the front or backyard. Makes a great long-lived avenue tree or a majestic statement alongside an entry drive. Approved by most city planning departments for parks, parkways and median planting.|
|Flower Attribute||Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Firescaping/Fire Wise|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Soil Needs||Tree & Shrub Food|
|Special Feature||Fall Color, North American Native Selection, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Bird Friendly, Pet Friendly|
|Watering Needs||Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.|
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