1: 1. Choose a sunny spot with well-drained soil. 2. Plant the tulip poplar sapling in spring or fall. 3. Water regularly during the first year.

2: 4. Mulch around the base to retain moisture. 5. Prune dead or damaged branches as needed. 6. Fertilize in early spring with a balanced formula.

3: 7. Watch for pests and diseases, treat promptly. 8. Support young trees with stakes if needed. 9. Enjoy the tulip-shaped flowers in late spring.

4: 10. Ensure proper air circulation for healthy growth. 11. Water deeply during dry spells. 12. Prune to maintain desired shape and size.

5: 13. Protect from extreme temperatures and wind. 14. Consider planting companion plants for shade. 15. Monitor soil pH and adjust as necessary.

6: 16. Avoid compacting soil around the roots. 17. Remove any suckers that appear from the base. 18. Prune to improve air flow and prevent disease.

7: 19. Plant in a location with room to grow. 20. Support branches with weak attachments. 21. Water deeply but infrequently to encourage deep roots.

8: 22. Keep an eye out for signs of stress or disease. 23. Mulch around the base to retain moisture. 24. Fertilize with a slow-release formula in early spring.

9: 25. Prune dead or damaged branches in winter. 26. Water regularly, especially during dry spells. 27. Enjoy the beautiful fall foliage of the tulip poplar tree.