During Winter and some early Spring shipments, some of the plant materials in this shipment are DORMANT.
This means that even though they have no green top growth, they will grow from dormant buds when temperatures are right. For many perennials, This 'rest period' is ESSENTIAL to good flowering performance in the upcoming season. During Summer/Winter months shipping might be delayed as we only will be shipping on days that we know it wonít harm the plant(s). Monday through Thursday
Poplar Hybrid Populus Nigra
harkowiensis x populus nigra incrassata
Extremely fast growth to 60 feet. Narrow crown spreads 15 to 20 feet. Should grow 4 to 8 feet per year. Large, maroon leaves in spring, changing to dark green with red veins. Space trees 8 feet apart, 5 feet between rows for thicker screen. Planting site should be weed free. Plant 50 feet away from drains and sewers. Long lived, 35 to 50 years. This clone is disease and insect resistant. Northeastern Forest Experimental Station #308. Hardy from southern Ontario to northern Georgia.
Height: 60 Feet
Spread: 15-20 Feet
12-18 inches at time of shipping. Ships bare root items will arrive within 1-10 days from date the plant(s) are ordered.