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BLACK POPLAR AND HYBRID BLACK POPLAR
 
Black Poplar
Hybrid Black Poplar leaf
Hybrid Black Poplar
Black Poplar leaf

HYBRID BLACK POPLAR

There are several trees which go under the name of Hybrid Black Poplar. The most common of these are Populus nigra x Populus deltoides and Populus nigra x Populus canadensis.

A very fast-growing tree, putting on up to 5-8 feet a year. It has a 40-50 foot spread. The silvery-green leaves emerge in late May and are reddish-brown at first, becoming green later.

The catkins emerge in April and turn reddish before shedding their pollen.

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