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Populus nigra var. betulifolia 'Italica'

Also called Italian Poplar


Populus nigra var. betulifolia 'Italica' - Lombardy Poplar

Populus nigra var. betulifolia 'Italica' - Lombardy Poplar

More About Populus nigra var. betulifolia 'Italica'

  • Narrow, columnar form with compact, sharply upright branching
  • Rounded, triangular-shaped, finely serrated leaves are green in the summer
  • Fall foliage is a bright yellow
  • Catkins with red anthers bloom before the new leaves emerge
  • Bloom Time: Spring

Zone:

3

Height:

12-15 m

Spread:

3-4 m
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Lombardy Poplar Growing and Maintenance Tips

A fast-growing poplar that is very narrow, an ideal tree for creating a quick, visual screen or windbreak. Good, fall colour adds to its visual appeal.


Populus nigra var. betulifolia 'Italica' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Fast
Fast

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Wet Soils
Moist to Average

Attributes

Deciduous
Fall Color

Habit

Compact
Upright
Columnar

Foliage Color

Green
Yellow

Landscape uses

Screening (privacy)
Specimen

 Suitable Substitutions for Populus nigra var. betulifolia 'Italica'

Acer saccharinum 'Pyramidale'

Acer saccharinum 'Pyramidale'

Pyramidal Silver Maple

Populus tremula 'Erecta'

Populus tremula 'Erecta'

Swedish Upright