Arbor walk #88

EMERALD CITY Tulip Tree is a native cultivar to the Missouri native Tulip Tree. It is a cold hardy cultivar suitable to city sized landscapes. It grows to 55′ tall and 25′ wide. The foliage is an attractive glossy dark green. Their trunk also developed furrowed fissures as they reach maturity.

Name Tulip Tree ‘JFS-Oz’
Latin Name Liriodendron tulipifera ‘JFS-Oz’ EMERALD CITY
Type Native Cultivar
Diameter 4 1/2″ caliper
Color of Leaf Leaves are glossy green above with a pale green underside, changing to golden yellow in the fall.
Shape of Leaf Alternate, simple, 3 to 8 inch long with a unique 4-lobed, flat-topped leaf.
Color of Flower Yellow-green, with an orange band at the base of each petal
Shape of Flower 2 inch tall, tulip-like flowers
Fruit Characteristics Seeds are produced in a cone like pod which matures in the Fall
Bark Characteristics Mature trees have a gray-brown trunk with deeply furrowed fissures. Young trees have smooth, gray bark with white shallow fissures.
Foliage Type Deciduous

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