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Liriodendron tulipiflora

Common Name(s): Yellow poplar; tulip tree
Family: Magnoliaceae
Growth Habit: Perennial
Growing Days: 150 to 310 (days)
Precipitation: 30 to 80 (in.)
Winter Minimum: -18° (F)
Soil pH: 4.5 to 6.5
Soil Texture/Type: Medium coarse
Soil Drainage: Well
Photoperiod Response:
Light Intensity: Full sun
Illinois timber crop. South and east from Indiana to the Atlantic and northern Florida.
Anthrachose, Helminthosporium/Bipolaris, Rhizoctonia, Powdery Mildew
Environ. - ornamental, Environ. - shade/shelt, Material - wood


Geographical Origin:
North America
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