Trees by Genus

Genus 'Populus'

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Populus alba
Populus balsamifera
Populus x canadensis
Populus x canadensis 'Regenerata'
Populus x canadensis 'Robusta'
Populus canescens
Populus deltoides
Populus grandidentata
Populus lasiocarpa
Populus nigra
Populus nigra 'Italica'
Populus nigra var. betulifolia
Populus tremula
Populus tremuloides
Populus trichocarpa

Populus nigra 'Italica' (Lombardy Poplar)

No sample available

Location: Grown in Europe and North America on roadsides , for shelter and for ornament.

This is a male clone, propagated by cuttings from a tree in Lombardy, North Italy, early in the 18th Century. Height to 30m or more. The tree shape is perhaps its most distinctive feature.


Leaves look similar to those of Black Poplar (Populus nigra) with hairless stalks and shoots.


Populus nigra 'Italica'

Flowers open in March or April, up to about 5cm long.


No sample available