When do tulip poplar trees in Tennessee have leaves?

Answer In Tennessee the tulip poplar tree, also called a yellow poplar, has leaves from late spring until the middle of fall. Although the tree loses its leaves, it displays duckbill-shaped buds during th... Read More »

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White Poplar Vs. Tulip Poplar?

Despite their names, white poplar (Populus alba) and tulip poplar (Liriodendron tulipifera) are not related; they belong to different tree families. While white poplar is part of the Populus family... Read More »

What is the scientific name for a tulip poplar?

The tulip poplar, scientific name Liriodendron tulipifera, is a tall species found in eastern forests also known as the tulip tree or yellow poplar. The tree is actually from the magnolia family an... Read More »

How do i maintain a tulip poplar tree?

Water the tulip poplar tree three times per week for the first two months after planting. Pour two to three gallons of water per inch of tree trunk diameter slowly above the root ball. After two mo... Read More »

Why Does a Poplar Tree Lose Its Leaves in the Summer?

The white poplar or silver poplar (Populus alba) is susceptible to a number of diseases and pests capable of making the leaves of the tree fall prematurely in summer. Losing that foliage in midsumm... Read More »