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Populus nigra var. italica 30-50cm

Populus nigra var. italica 30-50cm

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Populus nigra var. italica, commonly known as the Lombardy Poplar, is a distinctive and narrow columnar tree recognized for its tall, slender growth habit and striking appearance. This cultivar is a selected variant of the Black Poplar (Populus nigra) and has been widely planted in landscaping and as a windbreak tree for its elegant silhouette.

The Lombardy Poplar is a deciduous tree that can reach impressive heights, often ranging from 40 to 100 feet (12 to 30 meters) or more. What sets this cultivar apart is its distinctive columnar shape, characterized by a single, tall central trunk with branches that ascend vertically. The narrow profile of the tree creates a visually appealing and stately appearance, making it a popular choice for lining avenues, driveways, and formal gardens.

The leaves of Populus nigra var. italica are triangular and bright green, measuring 2 to 3 inches (5 to 7.5 cm) in length. In the spring, the tree produces inconspicuous flowers that are pollinated by wind. Female trees bear small capsules containing cottony seeds.

Lombardy Poplars are known for their rapid growth, and they are often used for windbreaks, privacy screens, and as shade trees. Their unique form and fast growth make them a striking addition to landscapes, particularly in more formal or structured settings.

However, it's essential to consider the potential challenges when planting Lombardy Poplars. They can be relatively short-lived compared to other tree species, and their narrow shape makes them susceptible to wind damage, particularly in severe storms. Additionally, their aggressive root systems can potentially cause issues with underground utilities and nearby structures. Due to their vigorous growth and invasive potential, it's important to manage and monitor their growth, especially when planted near other trees and structures.

Populus nigra var. italica, the Lombardy Poplar, is celebrated for its dramatic appearance and suitability for creating a bold vertical accent in landscapes. Gardeners and homeowners should be aware of its growth characteristics and potential challenges to ensure it is planted in a suitable location and properly maintained.

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: 30-50cm

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