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Populus x acuminata

Lanceleaf Poplar

Poplar

Comments

A large and fast growing shade tree presenting long, glossy, dark green leaves with silvery undersides that contrast in the wind; somewhat aggressive root system so don't plant too near a home; extremely tough and adaptable

Description

A large and fast growing shade tree presenting long, glossy, dark green leaves with silvery undersides that contrast in the wind; somewhat aggressive root system so don't plant too near a home; extremely tough and adaptable

Landscape Attributes

Lanceleaf Poplar is a deciduous tree with a shapely oval form. Its relatively coarse texture can be used to stand it apart from other landscape plants with finer foliage.

This is a high maintenance tree that will require regular care and upkeep, and is best pruned in late winter once the threat of extreme cold has passed. Gardeners should be aware of the following characteristic(s) that may warrant special consideration;

Lanceleaf Poplar is recommended for the following landscape applications;

Shade;Windbreaks and Shelterbelts

Planting & Growing

Lanceleaf Poplar will grow to be about 50 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 40 feet. It has a high canopy of foliage that sits well above the ground, and should not be planted underneath power lines. As it matures, the lower branches of this tree can be strategically removed to create a high enough canopy to support unobstructed human traffic underneath. It grows at a fast rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for 60 years or more.

Light Requirement:

full sun

full sun

Moisture:

dry to wet

Cold Hardy to Zone:

3a

Height(inches):

Spread:

Soil pH:

Soil Type:

50 feet

40 feet

Deer Resistant:

false

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