White Poplar - Populus alba Bare Root Plants 40-60cms

A large, fast growing, deciduous tree with a rounded crown of vivid foliage that is most spectacular. The eye catching Maple like leaves are, deeply lobed, green above and white-hairy beneath and almost shimmer in a breeze. The leaves turn yellow in autumn before falling. It bears pendent red male catkins and green female catkins in early spring. White Poplar is an ideal option in exposed planting conditions including the coast. Populus alba is a tough tree, but grows best in fertile deep soils where its extensive root system can develop. Mature height: 20m

These plants are bare root, available to plant when dormant in winter, we supply from November – April.

Please select the size and quantity of your Poplar tree below.

Bare Root plants are available from early November to late March    We can take Pre-orders before this time and dispatch the plants as soon as they are available.

  • Available in Packs
  • £24.00

Availability: Out Of Stock

Qty Bare Root Pack Size Price
40/60cms (25 plants) £24.00
40/60cms (50 plants) £48.00
40/60cms (100 plants) £90.00
40/60cms (250 plants) £210.00
40/60cms (500 plants) £420.00
40/60cms (750 plants) £600.00
40/60cms (1000 plants) £780.00

Populus alba - White Poplar Bare Root plant

Plant Information

  • Size:  40/60cm
  • Botanical name/s: Populus alba
  • Common name/s: White Poplar
  • Flower / Foliage: In early spring White Poplar bears catkins which are followed by the white hairy leaves shoots giving an almost complete white effect. The leaves emerge with a green upper side and a white hairy underside giving great contrast on windy days.
  • Plant type: Decidous
  • Flowering period: N/A
  • Mature height: 20+ metres
  • Mature spread: Up to 12 metres
  • Growth Rate: Fast 
  • Recommended usage: Use Populus alba as a specimen tree in large gardens, parks and avenues or as a wind break in windy and coastal positions.
  • Nursery grown: Yes

After Care / Plant Maintenance

  • The White Poplar bare root plants must be heeled-in firmly around the base when planted. Bare root plants will benefit from watering in the early stages of establishment.
  • Check tree tie / stake isn't rubbing and / or too tight or too loose on the trunk.
  • Check for and remove any dead, decaying, diseased or crossing branch.
  • Remove any weeds from around the base of the White Poplar  (including grass).
  • Position/Aspect: Full sun to partial shade
  • Soil: All moist well drained soils
  • Hardiness: Populus alba is hardy in the UK
  • Plant maintenance: Low maintenance

How do I order from King & Co?

Order online

Your order may be placed via our Online Shop, which is fast simple and secure.

After your Online Shop order has been placed we will send an order confirmation email to the email address provided. This will provide you with details of your order, including the order number, which you should check and retain for your records. If there is an error in your order requirement, please contact us as soon as possible quoting your order number, so that we can rectify prior to dispatch.

Phone us

We will take your credit or debit card payment over the phone. Simply call us on 01376 340469 and one of our experienced team are always available to discuss your order 7 days a week.

From our Nursery

Collect your trees or shrubs from our Nursery in Rayne.


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How can I expect delivery from King & Co?

Overnight to your door

We can delivery to you anywhere in England and Wales via an overnight courier service (two days for Scotland & Ireland).

Via Online Shop

Orders placed via our Online shop if placed by 12 noon Monday –Thursday can be delivered to you the very next day. If placed on a Friday - Sunday delivery would be on Tuesday.

We deliver by national overnight courier service.

Should you require a specific delivery date, let us know in advance and we will arrange for your delivery to arrive on your required date.

Every tree and plant is packed to ensure your order arrives safely.

For large trees or quantities of trees and plants

Please phone us to discuss, we are usually able to deliver to you via a dedicated vehicle.

For local deliveries

We will deliver to you in our local area and we will be pleased to arrange this with you whilst you are visiting our Nursery or via the phone. We also provide a planting service.

Planting service

We have our own installation teams to carry out planting in Southern & Eastern England. Please call us to discuss, we are always happy to provide you a quotation.