Something a bit different, this large tree has bright-green, slightly glossy foliage in a most unusual and attractive shape. The autumn colour is bright, clear yellow. Liriodendron tulipifera is most popular for its distinctive yellow and green tulip shaped flowers that are produced in June —July on older trees. Liriodendron tulipifera is also tolerant of wind exposure. Our pot grown Yellow Tulip trees can be planted at any time of the year and are suited to medium-large gardens.
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Fast-growing shade trees are an important investment in property value for many American homeowners, who are looking to add the aesthetic and curbside appeal of a shade-producing tree without the 40 year wait. Poplar Trees are ideal for this purpose. Also known as Aspens or Cottonwoods, Poplar Trees, whose genus name is Populus , belong to the Salicaceae family, are fast-growing shade trees. With almost 35 unique Poplar Tree species , a variety exists to suit the needs of most landscapers. Both display fast-growth rates between 5 and 8 feet a year, growing easily throughout most regions of the United States. With heights ranging between 40 and 70 feet, these Poplar Tree species will provide restorative shade quickly and at a reasonable price.
Tuliptree (Liriodendron tulipifera)
Liriodendron tulipifera —known as the tulip tree , American tulip tree , tulipwood , tuliptree , tulip poplar , whitewood , fiddletree , and yellow-poplar —is the North American representative of the two- species genus Liriodendron the other member is Liriodendron chinense , and the tallest eastern hardwood. It is fast-growing, without the common problems of weak wood strength and short lifespan often seen in fast-growing species. April marks the start of the flowering period in the Southern United States except as noted below ; trees at the northern limit of cultivation begin to flower in June. The flowers are pale green or yellow rarely white , with an orange band on the tepals ; they yield large quantities of nectar. The tulip tree is the state tree of Indiana , Kentucky , and Tennessee.