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The thickest, tallest, and oldest tulip trees (Liriodendron tulipifera)

More information about the tulip tree (Liriodendron tulipifera).

Girth records

In this table of girth records worldwide only girth measurements made at a height between 1.30 m and 1.50 m are listed. Trees with multiple trunks are excluded.
Of course this inventory contains only tree records as far as they are registered on this site.

How to measure the girth of a tree?

NrCountryGirthLocationMeasurementYear
1United Kingdom9.24 mEsher Place, EsherTheTreeRegisterOwenJohnson2006
8.83 mGelli Aur (Golden Grove), LlandeiloTheTreeRegisterOwenJohnson2005
7.06 mTaplow House Hotel, MaidenheadTheTreeRegisterOwenJohnson2009
2Netherlands6.95 mHuis Hoekendaal, Warnsveld Leo Goudzwaard, Marije Lageschaar, Jeroen Philippona & Maart2013
5.50 mAngerenstein, Arnhem Larsvanderwal2012
4.85 mDe Lathmer, WilpLeo Goudzwaard2014
3United States6.40 mRams Horn Row, Ellicott City John D Harvey2014
5.88 mBancroft School on Kings Hwy., Haddonfield John D Harvey2013
4Germany6.13 mSchlosspark Heltorf, Angermund Karlheinz2013
5.97 mGreiffenhorstpark, Linn Karlheinz2014
5.20 mSchlosses Dyck, Aldenhoven Rainer Lippert2011
5Spain5.80 mPazo de Castrelos, Castrelos robur732012
4.95 mPazo de Castrelos, Castrelos robur732012
4.27 mParc de la Devesa, Girona Pablo2011
6Hungary5.78 mIvánc, IváncGyörgy Pósfai2007
5.52 mIharosberény, IharosberényGyörgy Pósfai2007
5.52 mCsokonyavisonta, CsokonyavisontaGyörgy Pósfai2010
7Belgium5.53 mNational Botanic Garden, MeiseLeo Goudzwaard2012
5.48 mCastle of Wilder, Kampenhout Guy de Broqueville2010
5.10 mEstate of Mariemont, Morlanwelz Francoisbdr2013
8France5.50 mChâteau de Neuvic d'Ussel, NeuvicBeatrix2010
5.50 mArboretum du château de Neuvic d'Ussel, Neuvic Beatrix2010
3.53 mLe domaine du Windeck, Ottrott Sisley2011
9Poland5.28 mPark in Zwięczyca, Rzeszów Stoj2014
4.62 mPark, LubzinaStoj2014
4.27 mPalace park, CzudecStoj2013
10Portugal~5.00 mDer Südostecke des Tropical Garden in Monte auf Privatgrund, Funchal Arbonaut2012
11Slovakia3.91 mLaliovnik v sade Janka Krala I-1, Sad Janka Krala Martin Miklanek2012
3.16 mLaliovnik v Dubrave I-1, Dubrava Martin Miklanek2012
3.12 mLaliovnik v Turcianskej Stiavnicke I-1, Manor Martin Miklanek2013
12Austria3.52 mBotanical garden of the University of Vienna, Fasanviertel Scholem Alejchem2013
13Romania2.80 mParcul Dendrologic Simeria, Simeriazoardb2012

Height records

In this table of height records worldwide only height measurements made by laser (like eg. the Nikon 550 Forestry) or tape drop are listed.
Of course this inventory contains only tree records as far as they are registered on this site.

How to measure the height of a tree?

NrCountryHeightLocationMeasurementYear
1United States42.67 mRams Horn Row, Ellicott City John D Harvey2014
36.57 mBancroft School on Kings Hwy., Haddonfield John D Harvey2014
2Germany40.50 mVilla Neuborn, Velbert-Langenberg Karlheinz2013
39.80 mSchlosspark Heltorf, Angermund Karlheinz2014
38.80 mNeuer Tiergarten Kleve, Kleve Karlheinz2014
3Netherlands37.60 mStadspark, MaastrichtJeroen Philippona2009
37.50 mAngerenstein, Arnhem Jeroen Philippona2010
37.40 mKasteel Amstenrade, Amstenrade Jeroen Philippona2009
4United Kingdom37.50 mKillerton, Exeter TheTreeRegisterOwenJohnson2013
36.00 mTaplow House Hotel, MaidenheadTheTreeRegisterOwenJohnson2009
36.00 mStourhead, Stourton Jeroen Philippona2011
5Belgium37.00 mArboretum Tervuren, TervurenLeo Goudzwaard2011
36.80 mArboretum Tervuren, TervurenLeo Goudzwaard2011
35.60 mNational Botanic Garden, MeiseLeo Goudzwaard2012
6France34.60 mParc du château de Preisch, Basse-Rentgen Sisley2012
28.80 mJardin Godron, Nancy Sisley2012
27.00 mLe domaine du Windeck, Ottrott Sisley2012
7Romania33.80 mParcul Dendrologic Simeria, Simeriazoardb2012
8Slovakia33.40 mLaliovnik v Hajnej Novej Vsi, Park Martin Miklanek2012
30.20 mLaliovnik v Trencianskych Tepliciach, Park Martin Miklanek2013
30.10 mLaliovnik v Dubrave I-2, Dubrava Martin Miklanek2012

Age records

In this table of age estimates and measurements worldwide are shown. Of course this inventory contains only age records as far as they are registered on this site.

NrCountryAgeYearLocationMeasurementYear
1Germany441
± 50 y
1573
± 50
Im Park des Flecken Harpstedt, Harpstedtudofo2013
235 y1779Hohenheimer Gärten, Hohenheim Rainer Lippert2013
234
± 30 y
1780
± 30
Elysium, Gartenreich Dessau - Wörlitz M Wittenberg2014
2United Kingdom329 y1685Esher Place, EsherTheTreeRegisterOwenJohnson2013
247
± 5 y
1767
± 5
Gelli Aur (Golden Grove), LlandeiloTheTreeRegisterOwenJohnson2013
223 y1791Stourhead, Stourton Jeroen Philippona2011
3Poland314
± 50 y
1700
± 50
Park in Zwięczyca, Rzeszów Stoj2014
314
± 50 y
1700
± 50
Palace park, CzudecStoj2013
4Netherlands299 y1715Hortus Botanicus, Leiden Wim Brinkerink2011
264
± 40 y
1750
± 40
Landgoed Leyduin, Vogelenzang Wim Brinkerink2013
239
± 10 y
1775
± 10
Hemmen, Hemmen Leo Goudzwaard2011
5Belgium214
± 20 y
1800
± 20
National Botanic Garden, MeiseLeo Goudzwaard2012
192 y1822Château de la Bruère, Saint-Denis Jeroen Philippona2013
189
± 10 y
1825
± 10
Castle of Wilder, Kampenhout Guy de Broqueville2011
6France197 y1817Château de Neuvic d'Ussel, NeuvicBeatrix2011
194
± 10 y
1820
± 10
Arboretum du château de Neuvic d'Ussel, Neuvic Beatrix2011
167
± 40 y
1847
± 40
Parc du château de Preisch, Basse-Rentgen Sisley2013
7Slovakia164
± 10 y
1850
± 10
Laliovnik v Dubrave I-1, Dubrava Martin Miklanek2012
159
± 10 y
1855
± 10
Banskobystricke laliovniky, Tajovskeho streetMartin Miklanek2012
159
± 10 y
1855
± 10
Banskobystricke laliovniky, Tajovskeho streetMartin Miklanek2012
8Spain138 y1876Parc de la Devesa, Girona Pablo2011
124
± 10 y
1890
± 10
Pazo de Castrelos, Castrelos robur732012
124
± 10 y
1890
± 10
Pazo de Castrelos, Castrelos robur732012

Records for all tree species worldwide.

 

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