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Populus nigra 'Italica' /Lombardy Poplar

Populus nigra 'Italica'  / Populus nigra 'Italica'
Typical upright, erect form for a pair of trees
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Typical upright, erect form for a pair of trees

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Scientific Name: Populus nigra 'Italica'
Common Name: Lombardy Poplar
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Height: over 50 feet
Spread: 15 - 20 feet
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist,
Rate of Growth: Fast
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
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Comments: A strongly vertical form on a tree that is used for accent, screen, barrier, and specimen plant. It is used as a street tree, since it takes up so little vertical space. A fast growing species that lives for only about 25 years because of many disease problems, including canker.