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Order: Magnoliales
   Family: Magnoliaceae
            Genus: Liriodendron
                        Specie: tulipifera

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 100 ft (30 m)

Cultivation: Deep, rich, moist, well-drained soil in full sun

Features: Large, dark green, unusually lobed leaves turn yellow in autumn

Uses: Tree for large landscapes Shade tree Parks Autumn color Winter silhouette

Zones: 4-10

Description: This tall handsome tree to 100 ft (30 m) is found east of the Mississippi River from the Gulf States up to the St Lawrence River and the Great Lakes. The leaves are quite large, 5?6 in (12?15 cm) long and as wide. The flowers are solitary, about 2 in (5 c

Growth Habit: Broad columnar habit

Comments: Cultivars available

Growth: Perennial, woody plant with a single stem (trunk), normally greater than 4 to 5 meters (13 to 16 feet) in height; under certain environmental conditions, some tree species may develop a multi-stemmed or short growth form (less than 4 meters or 13 feet in

Duration: Perennial

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