Populus nigra  'Italica'

Populus nigra  'Italica'

The well-known, towering Lombardy Poplar is a common sight around rural Australia. It is a fast growing, columnar tree, best restricted to planting as a specimen in large lawn areas in parks and properties or as a large windbreak or screen.
  • Top 10 Trees
  • Full Sun
  • Part Sun
  • Upright Narrow Fastigiate
  • Easy to Grow
  • Mulching
  • Genus

    Populus

  • Species

    nigra

  • Variety Type

    Ornamental

  • Variety

    Populus (Poplar)

  • Growth Rate

    Fast.

  • Foliage

    Dark green, triangular to diamond shaped leaves with a lighter underside. The autumn colour is golden-yellow.

  • Bark

    Grey. Becoming fissured with age.

  • Ornamental Fruit

    Fruitless.

  • Tree Habit

    Narrow columnar. Eventually becoming a large tree.

  • Flowers

    Male catkins up to 5 cm long.

  • Height (m)

    20

  • Width (m)

    4