Chinese Necklace Poplar
Form and Growth Characteristics: Plant Type - TreeGrowth Rate - Crown tower-shaped or roundedMature Height - 60'Mature Width - 45'Longevity -
Ornamental Characteristics: Flower - Male catkin 9-12 cm;Fruiting catkin 15-24 cm. Capsule ovoid, 1-1.7 cm, tomentose, 3-valved, shortly stipitate or sessile. Apr-May.Fruit - Seeds oblong, 3-3.5 mm. May-Jun.Leaf - Huge, heart-shaped leaves up to 30 cm long and 25 cm wide with eye-catching rhubarb red veins and leaf stalks.Fall Color - Bark - Dark gray, furrowed. Branchlets yellowish brown or slightly purplish brown, coarsely robust, loose, angled, tomentose when young, or pilose to glabrescent. Buds ovoid-conical, large, slightly viscid; basal scale tomentose.Other Features - In mid summer an established plant has masses of spectacular, woolly catkins which cover the branches.Possible Use - Season Of Interest -
Culture and Care: Care Requirements - Zones 5-10Native Habitat - Native to parts of Central China to mountain slopes, riverside woods; 1300-3500 m. Guizhou, Hubei, Shaanxi, Sichuan, YunnanDiseases and Insects - Strength - Weakness -Plants of this taxon:
Find Related Plants:- Other plants with the common name Poplar.- Other plants of the family Salicaceae.- Other plants of the genus Populus.- Other plants of the species Populus lasiocarpa.