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Re: My Tulip Tree!!!


I have one which survived being "attacked" by deer antlers. One third  
of the trunk was barked, but it is still hanging in 3 years later. It  
bloomed this year for me. Still gets TLC. Hope it lives to get really  
big. They are the tallest trees in the eastern forest.

Cathy, west central IL, z5b

On May 28, 2006, at 4:21 PM, Christopher P. Lindsey wrote:

>> Those who have had blooming tulip trees, do they put out any type  
>> of seed
>> pod after bloom?  What should I expect?
>
> Hi Bonnie,
>
>    That's awesome about your tulip tree blooming!  For those who  
> aren't
>    familiar with the blooms, here's one:
>
>       http://www.hort.net/gallery/view/mag/lirtu/
>
>    The fruit aren't particularly exciting.  When they first form they
>    look a little like okra:
>
>       http://wp.hort.net/plant/lirtu50
>
>    They eventually split open along the seams, releasing vertical  
> seeds
>    and leaving a vertical 'spike' that lasts through the winter.  It's
>    not very noticeable unless you're looking for it or you've had a  
> good
>    snow that makes it stand out.
>
> Chris
>
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