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We ship all plants usps priority mail. They arrive to most locations within 2-3 days. We package all plants to retain moisture to up to 10 days in transit. All plants ships from our warehouses in Tennessee. All plants are grown and shipped from out Altamont (zip) 37301 location. We do drop ship for re-sellers also for those wanting to resell our plants.
How We Protect Your Plants For Transit
All plants are dug and immediately taken to our warehouse and tera-sorb moisture retention gel is applied to the roots and then wrapped in plastic to retain superior moisture for transit. They are placed in corogated cardboard shipping boxes for protection when shipped
Upon Receipt Of Your Plants
Upon receipt of your plants, unpack and unwrap the roots and mist with water. Plant within 24-48 hours. If you can not plant within this time frame, put your plants in a cool location (ex- basement, garage or cellar) and water the roots daily. Cover them back up with the plastic so they will not dry out until you can plant them. After planted, water every evening after the sun goes down for 5 days.
|Ships November through April|
Tulip Poplar Tree
Hardy Planting Zone – The tulip poplar tree does well in USDA Hardiness Zones 3 through 9, which covers most of the United States and is hardy down to 20 degrees below zero.
Bloom Season – A tulip poplar will bloom in May and June with beautiful tulip-shaped flowers.
Bloom Color - The flowers are greenish-yellow petals with orange at the base of the flower. The flowers are approximately 1.5 inches to 2 inches in diameter.
Height at Maturity – Tulip poplars grow to a height of 70’ to 90’ and taller.
Soil Type Preferred – The tree will grow well in moist, loamy, acidic, sandy, well-drained soils, and also in clay soils.
Sun or Shade – The tulip poplar prefers 6 hours of unfiltered sunlight per day.
Tulip poplar trees will brighten up any landscape.
Tulip poplar or tulip trees are known for their pretty tulip-shaped flowers that bloom in May and June. These flowers are mixed in with bright green leaves that are 3 inches to 8 inches long and wide. During the fall, the leaves will turn a vibrant yellow.
Tulip poplar trees are fast-growing trees
Tulip poplar can reach as tall as 90 feet or more with a spread of 35 to 50 feet. George Washington planted tulip poplars at Mount Vernon that are today 140 feet tall. The tree can grow at a rate of 24 inches per year. It is known for its straight trunk and has a high canopy, making it a fine shade tree.
Tulip poplars do best in soil that is slightly acidic but can adapt to slightly more alkaline soils. The tree can be somewhat sensitive to drought conditions, and it should receive adequate irrigation during dry periods. It should be transplanted during the spring balled and wrapped in burlap.