#085 Tulip Poplar
(Liriodendron tulipifera)

This tree is along the greenway in the River Run neighborhood.

Statistics (2021)

  • Circumference (In.): 156″
  • Height (Ft.): 131′
  • Avg. Crown Spread (Ft.):
  • Diameter Breast Height (In.):
  • Total Points:

More Information

  • Year Recognized: 2021
  • Current condition: Good
  • Property Type: Greenway
  • Ecological Value: This tree is sensitive to heat and drought, and has a low compaction tolerance. To plant, it needs a large area. This plant does best in natural areas. It can have superb fall color of yellow to golden yellow but leaves abscise prematurely. This plant has pest and disease problems. There are many cultivars available including smaller forms of this plant. Yellow Poplar are found throughout North Carolina and do best in deep, moist soils along streams and in lower mountain coves.