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 lasiocarpa (Chinese Necklace Poplar)

Populus lasiocarpa

Native: Central China

Location: Cultivated for interest in collections and large gardens.

Foliage

Leaves are remarkably large, 25cm or even more. They usually. have thick red stems.

Flowers

Populus lasiocarpa

Flowers open in late April or May, males reddish up to about 10cm in length, females yellowish-green about 10cm long.

Fruits

Populus lasiocarpa

Many trees have catkins with the lower, stalked end male and the top either female or bisexual. Fruiting catkins may reach about 20cm and release their cottony seeds in July.