Tulipwood
Harpulia pendula) - seasonal
A hardy, fast-growing, evergreen tree that grows up to 10 metres with attractive, pale green foliage. Large sprays of greenish-yellow, slightly fragrant flowers appear in summer followed by orange fruit. Requires open sunny position in a light to medium soil type. Excellent shade tree.
Width
5 to 10m
Height
8 to 15m
Category
Medium Tree
Water Needs
900 to 1400mm
Light Needs
Sun
Maintenance
Low
Bore water Tolerance
Unknown
Frost Tolerance
Unknown
Greywater Tolerance
Unknown
Edible
Unknown
Perfume
Unknown
Aromatic
Unknown
Colours
Flower Colour
Yellow
Foliage Colour
Mid Green
Climate Zones
Humid Subtropical Humid Tropical
Soil Type
Loam
Soil Additional
Well drained
Abcission (when it makes a mess eg. drops leaves)
Evergreen
Attracts
Bees Birds
Image License
"File:Starr-090416-5972-Harpullia pendula-fruit-Eddie Tam Makawao-Maui (24925640716).jpg" by Forest and Kim Starr is licensed under CC BY 3.0