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Populus nig Hanging Tree

Populus nigra 'Hanging Tree'

Poplar

Black Poplar

Description: A large tree with a broad, dense canopy of green heart-shaped leaves with a subtle balsam fragrance. The foliage turns shades of golden yellow in the autumn. The male flowers form as red catkins that hang from the tree in a decorative fashion.

Populus Growing Tips: Grow in moist but well-drained, humus-rich, fertile soils but avoid planting in vicinity of buildings due to vigorous root system. Annual hard pruning recommended.

Height and Spread (after 10 years): 8m x 7m

General attributes

Text Green Foliage
Text Tall

Ornamental attributes

Large tree size after 10 years Large tree size after 10 years
Fast growth rate Fast growth rate
Attractive bark Attractive bark
Scented foliage Scented foliage
Open space planting Open space planting
Prefers acid soil Prefers acid soil
Clay tolerant Clay tolerant
Wet tolerant Wet tolerant
Hard prune Hard prune