Lombardy Poplar

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Description

Also called Italian poplar

Attractive and fast-growing! Plant these lovely, column-shaped trees 10' apart for summer shade or 5' apart in a line to create a windbreak – opposing winter wind even when the leaves have dropped. A natural, eco-friendly way to save on cooling and heating costs and control soil erosion. Inconspicuous red flowers in spring. Does not set fruit. Gorgeous golden foliage puts on a show in fall. Grows 1-5' per year once established. Matures to be 50-60' tall. Cold-hardy. Populus nigra 'Italica'

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Characteristics

Bloom Color Red
Shade/Sun Full Sun
Soil Composition Loamy
Soil Moisture Well Drained
Soil pH Level 5.5 - 8.0
Zone Range 4 - 8

Zone Compatibility

This Variety's Zone Range 4 - 8
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Size & Spacing

Mature Size

When your tree matures, it will be approximately 50 - 60' tall x 8 - 10' wide.

Recommended Spacing

We recommend spacing these trees 8 - 10' apart to ensure room for growth.

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

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