Harpullia Pendula "Tulipwood"

Harpullia Pendula “Tulipwood”

The Tulipwood tree is a hardy, evergreen, fast growing, medium sized native tree.
It has attractive foliage and large pendulous sprays of greenish-yellow, slightly fragrant flowers during the summer ,followed by showy orange seed cases.
Growing 7-10m tall and 4m wide in a garden situation it makes a great shade tree and is suitable for large gardens, parks and acerage.
Plant in a full sun position. Frost tender.

Please note: Many plants on our website are seasonal and may not be available all year round. Please contact your nearest store to check current availability

Plant Growing Tips

Where to Grow

The Tulipwood tree thrives in full sun but can also tolerate partial shade. It's an excellent choice for gardens, parks, and street planting due to its non-invasive roots and dense canopy. This tree is ideal for providing shade and adding aesthetic value to various landscapes.


Harpullia Pendula is frost tender, making it suitable for regions with mild winters. It grows best in temperatures that do not drop too low, as it can be damaged by frost. This tree is well-suited to the climates of Queensland and New South Wales.


This tree is adaptable and can tolerate a range of humidity levels, though it prefers conditions that are not excessively dry. It will thrive in environments with moderate to high humidity, typical of many Australian coastal regions.

Soil Type

Harpullia Pendula prefers well-draining soils and can thrive in various soil types, including sandy, loamy, and clay soils. It is tolerant of poor soils and dry conditions, making it a hardy choice for different garden settings. Regular watering will help it establish, but it can tolerate dry periods once established.

Ross Evans Garden Centre footer logo
Runaway Bay Super Store
300 Oxley Drive, Coombabah QLD 4216
0488 010 656
Kenmore Super Store
2274 Moggill Rd, Kenmore QLD
0488 000 525
Morningside Super Store
451 Lytton Rd, Morningside QLD
0447 792 994
© Copyright – Ross Evans Garden Centre