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Liriodendron tulipifera

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Tulip Tree 

FAMILY: MAGNOLIACEAE

Liriodendron tulipifera - Tulip Tree

About Tulip Tree at OSU's Landscape Plants site

  • Native to the U.S. east of Mississippi River.

  • Record height to 200’; many well over 100’.

  • Leaves are 4-lobed but look almost square.

  • Flowers resemble orangey-green tulips, very attractive but difficult to see because of green leaves; seed pods resemble 2”-long bristles of a paint brush.

  • Fall foliage is gold yellow.

  • Fairly common in Portland.

  • #3 was planted near the George Nicolai home in the 1890s.

Tree #LocationDimensionsPhoto and Notes
3

1403 NE Weidler St

Private, Side Yard

72' Height

65' Spread

15.5' Circ.

This tree is at the corner of NE 15th Ave and NE Weidler St, in an open patio area. It was planted near the George Nicolai home in the 1890s.

Liriodendron tulipifera - Tulip Tree
11

2390 SW Madison St

Private, Front Yard

80' Height

55' Spread

15.6' Circ.

Liriodendron tulipifera - Tulip Tree
17

3104 SE Gladstone St

Private, Front Yard

80' Height

66' Spread

14.1' Circ.

Liriodendron tulipifera - Tulip Tree
38

5450 SE 40th Ave

Private, Side Yard

90' Height

81' Spread

19.6' Circ.

Liriodendron tulipifera - Tulip Tree
103

2404 NE Clackamas St

Right of Way

100' Height

70' Spread

12.1' Circ.

This is the south tree in a pair of Heritage Tulip Trees at this location, they are on 24th Ave.

Liriodendron tulipifera - Tulip Tree
104

2404 Clackamas St

Right of Way

100' Height

74' Spread

14.5' Circ.

This is the north tree in a pair of Heritage Tulip Trees at this location, they are on 24th Ave.

Liriodendron tulipifera - Tulip Tree
124

1208 SE 53rd Ave

Private, Front Yard

130' Height

84' Spread

14.3' Circ.

Liriodendron tulipifera - Tulip Tree
262

4807 NE 10th Ave

Private, Front Yard

100' Height

75' Spread

14.4' Circ.

Liriodendron tulipifera - Tulip Tree
280

1602 SE 32nd Pl

Right of Way

66' Height

47' Spread

15.9' Circ

Liriodendron tulipifera - Tulip Tree