Liriodendron tulipifera fastigiata – Upright Tulip Tree

  • Description
A very upright form of liriodendron tulipifera with a columnar growth habit. Large unusual lyre-shaped leaves cut square at the apex turn butter yellow in Autumn. Fragrant tulip like flowers appear late spring greenish yellow with orange at base of petal. Excellent for narrow restricted areas.
Height x Width 8 x 3
Height Range Medium 5-10m
Growth Rate Fast
Plant Type Tree
Shape / Habit Upright
Country of Origin North America
Similar to Consider Quercus Robur Fastigiata, Carpinus betulus Fastigiata, Acer Bowhall, Platanus acerifolia pyramidalis. Betula var.  Cupressus totem, Olea El Greco, Knightia Excelsa, Poplar crow’s nest, Ginkgo fastigiata.
  • Leaf
Leaf Colour Green
Deciduous Leaf Colour Yellow
  • Flower
Flower Colour Green and Orange
Fragrant? No
  • Uses
Specimen Yes
Accent Yes


 Note: Growth, height and grade information are given in good faith but are subject to natural variables beyond our control.