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Populus alba 80-120cm

Populus alba 80-120cm

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Populus alba, commonly known as the White Poplar or Silver Poplar, is a fast-growing deciduous tree native to Europe and parts of Asia. This tree is admired for its striking silvery-white leaves and its use in landscaping and forestry, though it can be considered invasive in some regions.

The White Poplar is a medium-sized tree that typically reaches heights of 50 to 80 feet (15 to 24 meters) but can occasionally grow taller. It has a straight trunk with gray-brown bark that becomes deeply furrowed and rugged as the tree ages. One of the most distinguishing features of Populus alba is its leaves, which are broadly heart-shaped, serrated along the edges, and covered in fine white hairs, giving them a silvery appearance. In the spring and early summer, the tree produces inconspicuous flowers that are pollinated by wind. Female trees bear small, cottony seeds enclosed in capsules.

The White Poplar is known for its rapid growth and adaptability to various soil types, including clay and loam, although it prefers well-draining soils. It can withstand occasional flooding and is commonly found along riverbanks and in low-lying areas.

While Populus alba is valued for its aesthetic qualities and its use in windbreaks and shelterbelts, it is important to note that it can be invasive in some regions, where it readily self-seeds and competes with native vegetation. Therefore, its cultivation should be carefully considered, and efforts should be made to prevent its spread in areas where it is not desired.

In landscaping, the White Poplar is appreciated for its unique silver foliage and its ability to provide shade and ornamental value. However, its rapid growth and invasive potential make it important to monitor its growth and manage it accordingly to prevent ecological disruptions.

IMPORTANT: Please be aware that picture 1 show adult plant not for sale, the offer is for a plant in the dimension indicated in title description.

 

Please be aware that most plants change across seasons. For example, some of them will naturally lose leaves or change in colour during colder months. Do not hesitate to contact us for further informations about the plants of your interest.

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Plant height: 80-120cm

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