Populus lasiocarpa

Chinese Necklace Poplar

Form and Growth Characteristics:
Plant Type - Tree
Growth Rate - Crown tower-shaped or rounded
Mature 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 5-10
Native Habitat - Native to parts of Central China to mountain slopes, riverside woods; 1300-3500 m. Guizhou, Hubei, Shaanxi, Sichuan, Yunnan
Diseases and Insects -
Strength -
Weakness -

Plants of this taxon:
-not currently in our collection-

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.