Culture: The Tulip Poplar prefers deep, rich and rather moist soil. It is recommended as a shade tree. The tree's tall and rapid growth is a function of its shade intolerance. Grown in the full sun, the species tends to grow shorter, slower and rounder, making it adaptable to landscape planting
Description: The roots are fleshy. The typical form of its head is conical. The bark is brown and furrowed while the branches are smooth, lustrous and initially reddish while maturing to dark gray to then finally brown. It is fast-growing tree and will grow best in deep well-drained loam that contains thick dark topsoil.