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White Poplar

Populus alba

Also known as

Silver Poplar, Abele, European White Poplar, Silver-Leaved Poplar, Poplar

Full Sun
Light watering
Frost Hardy

H7

RHS hardiness

-20°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

40m

Max

15m

25m

Min

10m

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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White Poplar Overview

The leaves in this species have 3 to 5 lobes, their undersides is covered with white downy hairs; the leaves will turn gold in the autumn. In the spring-time, the tree produces reddish catkins.

Common problems with White Poplar

How to propagate White Poplar

Cuttings

You can propagate from cuttings in the winter.

Special features of White Poplar

Hedge plant

Other uses of White Poplar

Banks, hedging, specimen. Suitable for coastal conditions.