Hybrid Poplar (Shade Form) Tree

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Description

The Hybrid Poplar Tree is the fast-growing way to quick shade.

Tall, oblong-shaped trees sport large, shiny, dark-green leaves that turn golden-yellow in fall. Inconspicuous reddish-purple flowers. No annoying “cotton” like other cottonwood poplars.

The Hybrid Polar grows 5-8 feet per year once established. Plant single trees 30-35' apart for shade. Plant several trees closer, around 6-10' apart in a line for a lush privacy screen or natural windbreak that controls wind and soil erosion year 'round. Avoid planting near structures, pipes, and drains.

This landscape variety is cold-hardy.

Populus deltoides subspecies deltoides

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Characteristics

Bloom Color Purple, Red
Shade/Sun Full Sun
Soil Composition Loamy
Soil Moisture Well Drained
Soil pH Level 5.5 - 8.0
Zone Range 3 - 8

Zone Compatibility

This Variety's Zone Range 3 - 8
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The USDA hardiness zones offer a guide to varieties that will grow well in certain climates. Each zone corresponds to the minimum winter temperatures experienced in a given area. Make sure that your hardiness zone lies within the zone compatibility range of this variety before ordering.

Tools & Supplies

Having the proper tools and supplies when growing your own can make the difference between a good harvest and a great harvest! Here's a list that our experts recommend for this variety.

Planting & Care

Learn all about how to grow shade trees in The Growing Guide. An entire section of our website dedicated to your growing success.

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