Liriodendron tulipifera TULIP TREE (15 seeds)

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15 TULIP TREE seeds (Liriodendron tulipifera)

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Tulip tree or Liriodendron tulipifera is a tree of the family Magnoliaceae.
Tulip tree is an atypical tree native to the south and east of the United States of America.
At adult size, it measures between 20 to 30 meters high in Europe.
In its native habitat in America, it can live up to 300 years.
Tulip tree seeds are light brown in color, resembling those of Japanese maple or templetree.

Its leaves have a particular shape, they have a form of duck leg.
The flowers of the tulip tree are yellow with a beautiful orange border in the center.
They are tulip shaped.
The smell of its flowers, leaves and wood are very characteristic of the tulip tree.

Tulip tree contains liriodendrine, it is an alkaloid close to quinine.
In autumn, Liriodendron tulipifera becomes magnificent with all its yellow and then orange leaves.

Sowing tulip tree seeds:
To begin, stratify the seeds of Liriodendron tulipifera by planting them upside down in a pot filled with sand.
Stratification can be done naturally by putting them out in November or artificially by leaving the tulip tree seeds 3 weeks in the refrigerator.
Once the stratification is done, bury the tulip seeds always upside down under 1 cm of substrate in small pots with horticultural compost previously moistened.
Finally, put the cultivation of tulip tree under greenhouse or mini-greenhouse at a temperature close to 30 ° c.
Tulip tree seeds usually germinate after 3 to 6 weeks.

  • Very beautiful ornamental tree.
  • Rustic tree in Europe.
  • Its flowers look like tulips.
  • Becomes totally golden in autumn.

Also available as a plant for sale to grow in the garden.
Unusual tree seeds for sale to grow in the garden or for making bonsai.

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Liriodendron tulipifera TULIP TREE (15 seeds)

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15 TULIP TREE seeds (Liriodendron tulipifera)

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