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High Quality Liriodendron Trees For Sale

The Plant Company is New Zealand’s number one supplier of plants and garden accessories – we’re here to help you breathe life into your dream garden. We have the best Liriodendron trees for sale, a fantastic range, and we can ship them to you fast! Browse our range of New Zealand-grown plants for sale and add some of our amazing gems to your garden.

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New Zealand’s Best Liriodendron Trees

Growing colourful trees in your garden delivers a vast range of benefits:

We have the largest variety of Tulip Trees and the right one for your space. Our Liriodendron trees have been selected to thrive in NZ’s climate. We grow and stock only the highest quality plants, sourcing them locally, and from NZ’s leading nurseries. Each plant is packed and transported with extreme care, ensuring it arrives to you in the same condition it was in when it left the nursery. If you are wanting to buy Liriodendron, shop with confidence from the best in the industry.

Common questions about growing Liriodendron

1. Is tulip poplar wood valuable?

Yes, tulip poplar wood is valuable. It is one of the most commercially important hardwoods in North America, and is used in a wide variety of applications, including:

Tulip poplar wood is prized for its light weight, straight grain, and ease of workability. It is also relatively inexpensive, making it a popular choice for a variety of woodworking projects.

2. How fast growing is a tulip tree?

Tulip trees are fast-growing trees and can increase in height at 60-90 cm per year in ideal conditions. They can reach mature heights of 25-35 m and trunk diameters of 80-250 cm.

Tulip trees grow fastest when they are young, and their growth rate slows down as they mature. However, even mature tulip trees can continue to grow at 30-60 cm per year.

3. What is the lifespan of a tulip tree?

Tulip trees have a very long lifespan, typically living for 300-400 years. Some specimens have been known to live for over 500 years.

4. Is a tulip tree and a tulip poplar the same tree?

Yes, Tulip Tree and Tulip Poplar are the same tree. The botanical name for the Tulip Tree is Liriodendron tulipifera. It is a member of the magnolia family and is native to eastern North America. The Tulip Tree is known for its large, tulip-shaped flowers and its beautiful autumn foliage.

5. What are the disadvantages of tulip poplar trees?

Tulip poplar trees are beautiful and fast-growing trees, but they also have some disadvantages. Here are a few things to consider before planting a tulip poplar tree:

6. Where is the best place to plant a tulip tree?

The best place to plant a tulip tree is in a sunny spot with well-drained soil. Tulip trees can tolerate partial shade, but they will grow best in full sun.

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