Populus nigra Italica - Lombardy Poplar tree 16/18cm girth
Populus nigra Italica is a deciduous tree which forms a very tall, narrow columnar crown with a straight trunk and deeply ascending branches. It has mid-green, heart-shaped leaves that turn yellow in autumn and bears red catkins in spring. Lombardy Poplar have good wind resistance and make a fine windbreak or tall screen. A fast growing tree that can be used as a stand-alone specimen or in an avenue to create form and structure. Tolerant of nearly all soil conditions. Mature height can reach 20m+ but only 5m wide.
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- 16/18cm girth
Availability: Out Of Stock
Populus nigra Italica - Lombardy Poplar tree
- Size: 16/18cm girth standard. Girth in CM equates roughly to height in feet. For example: 10/12cm girth = 10/12ft tall.
- Botanical name/s: Populus nigra Italica
- Common name/s: Lombardy Poplar
- Flower / Foliage: Small red catkins are produced in spring followed by large, 10cm diameter, triangular to round dark green, glossy leaves
- Plant type: Deciduous
- Flowering period: N/A
- Mature height: 20+ metres
- Mature spread: Up to 5 metres
- Growth Rate: Fast
- Recommended usage: Use as a feature tree in large gardens and parks or as tall screening and wind breaks
- Nursery grown: Yes
After Care / Plant Maintenance
- Once planted Populus nigra Italica will need watering throughout the first growing season, but make sure not to over / under water.
- 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 Lombardy Poplar (including grass).
- Position/Aspect: Full sun to partial shade
- Soil: All moist fertile soils, can cope with periods of waterlogging
- Hardiness: Populus nigra Italica is hardy in the UK
- Plant maintenance: Low maintenance
How do I order from King & Co?
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.
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.
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.