Tulip tree Overview
A small genus containing 2 extant species of large deciduous trees in the Magnoliaceae family, one species native to Eastern North America and the other native to China. Commonly known as tulip tree, they have lobed or notched leaves with good Autumn colour and large green and orange flowers that superficially resemble tulips.
How to propagate Tulip tree
By seed in autumn, selected forms by budding or grafting in late summer.
Other uses of Tulip tree
Grown for their foliage and flowers in summer.