#146 Yellow Poplar (Liriodendron tulipifera)

This large poplar stands in a wooded area just to the side of Avondale Presbyterian Church. In recent years, the area around the base of the tree was cleared so that its massive trunk and canopy can now be seen much easier.

Statistics (2022)

  • Circumference (In.): 199"
  • Height (Ft.): 102'
  • Avg. Crown Spread (Ft.): 96''
  • Total Points: 325

More Information

  • Nominated By: Brett Dupree
  • Year Added: 2022
  • Owned By: Avondale Presbyterian Church
  • Current condition: Good
  • Neighborhood: Freedom Park
  • Property Type: Private Church
  • Nearest Address: 2821 Park Rd, Charlotte, NC 28209
  • Ecological Value: Tulip Poplars are some of the tallest trees that grow on the Eastern side of the Mississippi River. They are also known for their large flowers which are yellow with orange centers.
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