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Name: Joshua
Status: Student
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Date: Around 1999 


Question:
Where can you buy seeds for the "tulip Tree"??? I have been unable to locate a source on the net or anywhere else. I would really appreciate your help. Thank you.



Replies:
yellow poplar or tulip tree = Liriodendron tulipifera

Here's one site out of many:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Liriodendron_tulipifera

Anthony R. Brach, Ph.D.


Joshua,

Try a web search on "Mount Vernon", which was the home of George Washington, near Washington, DC. There are a few tulip poplars which he himself planted, and work has been done to pollinate those trees and obtain seeds from them. You could probably order them by mail. If you do a web search you should be able to find an email address, phone number, or regular mail address to ask how you might order some of the seeds.

Thank you, good luck in your search.

Thanks for using NEWTON!

Ric


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