Black Poplar Trees

Populus nigra

£35.00£65.00

The Black Poplar Tree is a beautiful tree with whispering green leaves. Fast growing deciduous spreading tree with a dark bark and diamond-shaped bronze leaves turning to bright green when mature. Catkins are borne in March and April. An excellent windbreak.

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Botanical name

Populus nigra

Ultimate height and spread

20 metres x 15 metres

When to plant

Anytime

Growth rate

Vigorous

Description

A rare variety, Black poplar thrive on river banks but can be grown in most large spaces. A beautiful tree with whispering green leaves turning yellow in autumn. Fast growing deciduous spreading tree with a dark bark and diamond-shaped bronze leaves turning to bright green when mature. Red catkins are borne in mid spring. Once chopped down to the verge of extinction, there has been an awakened interest in their conservation and regeneration. Do not plant close to buildings as they have a extensive root system. Height & Spread in maturity 20m/15m, 70ft/50ft
Tightly planted rows make an excellent windbreak. Fully hardy, preferring sun and deep fertile well drained soil.
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Common Name: Black poplar
Latin Name: Populas nigra
Soil: Deep well-drained fertile soils.
Habit: Deciduous, fast growing spreading tree
Position: Full sun
Flowering period: Catkins in mid spring
Hardiness: Fully hardy
Special features: Good windbreak and thrive on river banks.
Eventual Height: 20m /70ft

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