Populus nigra 'Afghanica'

Theves Poplar

Form and Growth Characteristics:
Plant Type - Tree
Growth Rate - A tall and very narrow spire-like tree, used primarily as a sharp vertical accent or in a row as a very tall screen; fast growing
Mature Height - 60'
Mature Width - 15'
Longevity - 70 years or more

Ornamental Characteristics:
Flower -
Fruit -
Leaf - Dark green foliage throughout the season
Fall Color - Yellow
Bark - The bark of older trunks is nearly white
Other Features -
Possible Use - Vertical Accent, Hedges & Screening
Season Of Interest -

Culture and Care:
Care Requirements - An amazingly adaptable plant, tolerating both dry conditions and even some standing water. It is not particular as to soil type or pH. It is highly tolerant of urban pollution and will even thrive in inner city environments.
Native Habitat - Cultivated throughout southeastern Europe
Diseases and Insects - Notably more disease resistant than the Lombardy poplar and a better selection.
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 nigra.