Hybrid Poplar Tree

Area Coastal Areas, Exposed Windy Areas
Soil Acidic, Wet
Type Screening
Ornamental Autumn Colour

Populus eur Robusta

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OUT OF STOCK - NO LONGER SOLD Gaver is better.


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Hybrid Poplar Robusta


This extremely vigorous hybrid poplar is mainly used for biomass fuel or screening purposes. It has a very straight trunk with an upright leading branch and a narrow canopy. The young leaves in spring have an attractive red-brown colouring. This variety is all male, so they will not make any seeds. You can propagate them from cuttings very easily.
You can also buy the hybrid poplar Gaver.

Poplars are classic shelterbelt trees because they grow so fast and tend to produce suckering stems from their roots, especially if they are pruned at all or grazed by animals.

Browse our variety of large garden trees or view our full range of trees for sale.

Growing Hybrid Poplar Setts

Any moist soil is fine, including on the coast, but dry sites are not suitable. Simply push the sett into the earth so that it is half buried, with the coloured end on top. They will root quickly and within a couple of years, they will grow 2-3 metres per year.
Your trees will reach about 30 metres tall.

Robusta is one of the Populus x euramericana group of hybrids, which are crossed from American Cottonwoods and European Black Poplars. This strain was first bred in France in 1895 from the 'Cordata' Cottonwood and the 'Plantierensis' Black Poplar and is usually refereed to as Populus x canadensis.

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    Small boxes

    (Orders containing seedlings or rooted cuttings)


    including VAT per order

  • Small box

    (All barerooted plants under 1.2 metres in height. Please note: all trees are charged at the trees and hedging rate.)


    including VAT per order

  • Medium box

    (Any pots up to
    and incl. 7.5L)


    including VAT per order

  • Trees & Hedging

    (For all orders of trees of any size, and all bareroot plants 1.2 metres and over in height)


    including VAT per order

  • Pallets

    (For all orders of root balls,
    and large orders, a pallet
    price will be automatically
    applied at checkout)


    including VAT per order

*Delivery to mainland Britain & the Isle of Wight ONLY. Surcharges to the Isle of Wight and some areas of Scotland apply.

Bareroot planting is best done between November and April
Bareroot and potted - what's the difference?

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