Arnold Tulip Tree

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Arnold Tulip Tree is a unique shade tree, growing exceptionally large yet staying quite narrow. In late spring to early summer it will show off its unique beauty with yellow-green tulip-like flowers painted with streaks of orange. Arnold Tulip tree will turn a greenish-yellow in the fall.

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Quick Overview

 Why it rocks:

Arnold Tulip Tree is a unique shade tree, growing exceptionally large yet staying quite narrow. In late spring to early summer it will show off its unique beauty with yellow-green tulip-like flowers painted with streaks of orange. Arnold Tulip tree will turn a greenish-yellow in the fall.

Where to put it:

Arnold Tulip Tree’s upright, columnar form makes it a great option as a large shade tree specimen, or as an accent tree in an open landscape. To best enjoy this tree’s beauty it should be planted at least 15 Ft away from buildings.

What it needs:

Arnold Tulip Tree prefers full sun and should be watered regularly for the first several growing seasons. This is a native North American species making it very adaptable and tolerant. Be sure to follow our watering guidelines for the first few growing seasons until the tree’s root system is well established.

Specs

Specs
Botanical Name Lirodendron tulipifera ‘Arnold’
Hardiness Zone 5
Tree Type Shade
Size Range Large Tree (more than 40 feet)
Mature Height 50'
Mature Spread 15'
Shape Narrow/Columnar
Foliage Color Medium Green
Fall Color Yellow/Gold
Flower Color Yellow
Decorative Fruit None
Landscape Uses Ornamental/Flowering
Growth Rate Fast
Plant Tolerance Tolerant
Standout Feature Narrow form that makes it a great choice for tight spaces!