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A picture of a Japanese Poplar

Japanese Poplar

Populus maximowiczii

Also known as

Doronoki, Japanese Balsam Poplar

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

6a

USDA zone

-23°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

31m

Max

10m

21m

Min

8m

Flowering

Japanese Poplar Overview

This species is about 30m tall when it is mature. It will produce deeply fissured grey bark. The leaves are about 10cm long with toothed edges and a pale green undersides. The catkins are red and about 10cm long and green female catkins 6 in (15 cm) long are borne in early spring.

Common problems with Japanese Poplar

How to propagate Japanese Poplar

Cuttings

You can propagate by hardwood cuttings in the winter.

Other uses of Japanese Poplar

Suitable for coastal conditions. Attracts butterflies