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Liriodendron ‘Little Volunteer’

Liriodendron tulipifera ‘Little Volunteer’

Selected from a crop of tulip tree understock, Liriodendron tulipifera ‘Little Volunteer’ may well become the ‘Little Gem’ magnolia of the Liriodendron world.

Grower-friendly in its ease of maintaining a central leader, ‘Little Volunteer’ can achieve 3″ caliper in 3 years from transplanted 3′-5′ liners. Excellent as a street tree or for the residential landscape. Finally a tulip poplar sized for the landscape.

Origin: USA

Description / Plant Notes:

  • USDA Zones 4-9
  • Rounded, pyramidal shape (12′ x 6′ in 4 years, 3″ caliper)
  • Excellent as a street tree or for the residential landscape

Patent Status: US PPAF

PK Sheet
Patent Status: PP19,581