Black Poplar saplings (Populus nigra)
Black Poplar - Populus nigra
Black Poplar a large, fast-growing deciduous tree with a distinctive burred trunk.
Prized for its timber, Black Poplar rapidly grows into a rounded and heavy-branched tree.
The Black Poplar grows in all soils except shallow chalky ones and is tolerant of atmospheric pollution. Keep away from drains and foundations, as it has powerful roots. To 25m
Poplars, which are all fast-growing make excellent screening trees and windbreaks and they thrive in difficult (heavy and wet) soils where many other trees struggle. They also look very good when planted in veriety, so why not have a look at our full list of poplar trees