Tulip Tree (Liriodendron tulipifera)
The state tree of Indiana and a native fast grower. A large, pyramidal tree with yellow tulip-like flowers in late May. Foliage is a golden yellow in fall.
Mature Height: 60′-70′
Mature Spread: 35′-40′
Sunlight: Full sun
Soil Preference: Tolerant to a wide variety of soils, but prefers loamy, moist, well drained soils.
Nurseryman’s Notes: A beautiful, stately, shade tree. Fast growing (12″ to 24″+ per year) with yellow to golden fall color. Few pest or disease problems and tolerant of tough, clay soils or wetter soils. “Cat claw” leaf shape make this a unique tree everyone should plant!