Populus – WA Evergreen
*height & width at maturity
FORM: Upright and narrow
FOLIAGE: New Spring growth of copper-bronze changing to green in Summer
FLOWERS and FRUIT:
DESCRIPTION: This tall tree growing to a height of 20 metres is considered semi evergreen. Can have an invasive root system. Semi resistant to poplar rust.
LANDSCAPE USES: Often used as wind breaks and along driveways and can be suitable for stock fodder.
TOLERANCES: Tolerant to most soil types, air pollution and coastal conditions. Plant in well drained soil in full sun.
TREE CARE: Plant in a well drained and well worked soil. Take care to plant the bud union above the soil level. Water in well and keep soil moist until tree is established. Fertilize when planting and again after new growth appears. Prune tree when planting to encourage new growth.