Tulip Tree


Liriodendron tulipifera

Out of Stock for 2023. Please check back in March 2024. 

Tree in 2 x 5 inch coco fibre plug

Light: full sun
Moisture: medium to wet
Soil: sandy loam, loam, organic
Mature Height: 100 feet

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Add beauty and aroma to your landscape by planting a Tulip Tree! Famous for its beautifully fragrant flowers that are tulip shaped. Bear in mind that it takes between 8-15 years for this tree to reach flowering maturity. This is a tall tree, so be sure to give it the space that it needs. The seeds of the tree are a great food source for birds and small wildlife. Tulip tree flowers attract bees and Tiger Swallowtail butterflies whose larvae feed on the leaves. This tree is native to the Carolinian Zone and will grow best in the milder regions of Southern Ontario.

Note: This tree is hardy up to zone 4, but its native range begins in zone 5 (Carolinian zone).

Ontario Hardiness Zone: 4 to 7 (Find out your Hardiness Zone here)

Wondering if this species is right for your landscape? Check out these resources:

More information about the Tulip Tree

Map of the Carolinian Zone

More information about the Carolinian Zone


Additional information

Weight.10 kg
Dimensions6 × 6 × 30 cm
Light Requirements

Full Sun

Moisture Requirements

Medium, Moist, Wet

Soil Requirements

Loam, Sandy Loam, Rich in Organic Matter


Bees, Butterfly Larvae

Flower Colour

white, Yellow, Green

Bloom Period


Fall Colours