Carolina Poplar

Basisdaten

carolina poplar (Populus canadensis) leaf
carolina poplar (Populus canadensis) leaf
  • carolina poplar (Populus canadensis) leaf
  • carolina poplar (Populus canadensis) leaf underside
  • carolina poplar (Populus canadensis) leaves
  • carolina poplar (Populus canadensis) flowers
  • carolina poplar (Populus canadensis) flower
  • carolina poplar (Populus canadensis) bud
  • carolina poplar (Populus canadensis) trunk / stem
  • carolina poplar (Populus canadensis) twig
  • carolina poplar (Populus canadensis) crown in winter
description: 

Poplars are originally from North America and the Middle East. The rapidly growing Canadian poplar is often planted for timber. The wood is used in the paper industry and in the energy (pellets).

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Tree profile

name botanical: 
Populus canadensis
family: 
Willow family (Salicaceae)
species: 
deciduous tree
height: 
up to 30 m (99 ft)
leaf: 

The leaves of Canadian poplar are triangular to ovate. They are dark green, glossy and very tight. In the sprouting the leaves are red-brownish. The leaf margin is notched.

leaf shape: 
triangular
leaf margin: 
notched
leaf position: 
alternate
fall foliage: 
yellow
flowering: 
April
blossom color: 
reddish
blossom description: 

The male flowers are reddish and hang out in 10 cm (3.9 in) long catkins.

fruit: 

The poplar produces a lot of seed wool. When the seeds come off it looks as if it snows.

branches: 

The twigs are yellowish to light gray with leaf scars. The buds are heaped and are very thick, greenish and pointed.

bark: 
The bark is whitish first smooth, later barky black with deep furrows.
root: 
Shallow-rooting plant, extremely wide
location: 
Sun to half-shade
soil: 
sandy - loamy to loamy
ph value: 
schwach acid to slightly alkaline
usage: 

timber plant for paper production, planting in groups

Typical diseases for Carolina Poplar

Typical fungi for Carolina Poplar