The foliage of Liriodendron tulipifera Aureomarginata
The foliage of Liriodendron tulipifera Aureomarginata
The flower of Liriodendron tulipifera Aureomarginata in detail
Liriodendron tulipifera Aureomarginata on the row of the Barcham Trees nursery
A mature specimen of Liriodendron tulipifera Aureomarginata
A scaled, Medium sized specimen of Liriodendron tulipifera Aureomarginata
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Liriodendron tulipifera Aureomarginatum

Variegated Tulip Tree

Estimated fully grown height 12-17m

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Product Details

Liriodendron tulipifera Aureomarginata has large, smooth lobed leaves that are dark green with distinctly variegated edges; they appear in spring and lose the distinction of the variation towards the end of the summer, further turning to golden yellow in autumn.

Like the species, the most notable feature of this tree is the curious large, green-yellow tulip shaped flowers produced in June and July and unlike its parent this tree tends to produce flowers at an early age; we regularly see Medium sized trees on the Barcham Trees nursery in flower.

Liriodendron tulipifera Aureomarginata was introduced into the UK in the early 1900’s and produces a smaller tree at maturity than the species that is also pyramidal in shape.

Unlike some ornate specimen trees this variety is wind resistant and will thrive on most well fertile soils. This mediums sized tree is a good choice for parklands settings yet is small enough to be accommodated in garden planting schemes too.

This tree is capable of bringing unique colour to a planting scheme, in a measured amount, without becoming too overpowering at maturity. It is best planted against a dark back drop to exaggerate the variegated foliage.

Mature height: 12-17m

Tree Specification

Tree Location
Garden, Parkland,
Mature Height
Blossom Colour
Foliage Colour
Looks good in
Fruit & Nut
Soil Type
Well drained, Will tolerate most soil types,
Autumn Colour
Good for waterlogged soil
Pleached Tree
Information flags
Good for bees,

Planting Video

Delivery Guide

Barcham Trees are delivered using a local team of hauliers whom are well versed in transporting trees across the length and breadth of the UK. Our standard delivery is based upon sharing a delivery slot on one of our lorries and is calculated on a county by county basis.

Get a quote for delivery for your county here.

Free delivery is granted on the following order levels:
England, orders over £2,750
Wales, orders over £3,750
Scotland, orders over £4,750

Once you have completed your order online we will phone you to schedule in your delivery. On many occasions we are able to link in your order quickly but please allow up to 15 working days from the time of order to delivery as the worst case scenario.

Please note that all of our deliveries are made on Heavy Goods Vehicles, with our smallest available lorry generally being a 10 tonne vehicle. Deliveries are made to kerbside, or nearest reasonable access point and the lorry drivers are unable to move the trees once they are onsite.

For those of you ordering Instant trees, have special requirements or access limitations, please remember that throughout this process we are only a phone call away! Our experienced team of arborists are on hand to offer advice and can be contacted Monday to Friday between 9am - 5:30pm on 01353 720 950.

For further details of our delivery service and conditions, please visit our Delivery Service Advice page.