Tree Detail

Populus nigra


Poplar, Lombardy

Populus nigra   "Italica"

Category: deciduous tree   Size: large

Mature Size: 40-60' x 10-15'

Zone: 3-9   Growth Rate: fast


Elevation (if known): to 8000'

Water: Drought tolerant once established.

Soil : Tolerates most well-drained

Sun: Full

Comments: Good for windbreak or tall screen.

Warnings: Fairly short lifespan. Does not have wide shady canopy. Stem canker disease. Suckers.

Alamosa Tree Board Recommended? no

Street Tree? no   Street Tree Conditions:

CO/NM native? no   Native to: Mediteranian

Known Locations:

Information Sources: USDA Southern Group