Gray Poplar

Basisdaten

gray poplar (Populus × canescens) leaf
gray poplar (Populus × canescens) leaf
  • gray poplar (Populus × canescens) leaf
  • gray poplar (Populus × canescens) leaf underside
  • gray poplar (Populus × canescens) leaves
  • gray poplar (Populus × canescens) trunk / bark
  • gray poplar (Populus × canescens) twig
  • gray poplar (Populus × canescens) bud
description: 

The gray poplar is a hybrid of aspen and white poplar and is found in the temperate zones of the earth.

Tree profile

name botanical: 
Populus × canescens
common name: 
Grey Poplar
family: 
Willow family (Salicaceae)
species: 
deciduous tree
height: 
up to 30 m (99 ft)
leaf: 

The leaves of Grey poplar are round to ovoid and slightly lobed. The lower leaf side is gray tomentose. The leaf-margin is notched.

leaf shape: 
ovoid
leaf margin: 
notched, lobed
leaf position: 
alternate
fall foliage: 
yellow
flowering: 
April
blossom color: 
reddish, green
blossom description: 

The male catkins are gray to reddish. The female inflorescences (catkins) are greenish. 

fruit: 

The seeds are very small and forming white seed wool.

branches: 

The twigs are greenish yellow to light gray with lenticels and leaf scars. The buds are oblong, brown and taper to a point.

bark: 
The bark is whitish first smooth, later barky black.
root: 
Shallow-rooting plant, extremely wide, root sprouts forming
location: 
Sun to half-shade
soil: 
all soils
ph value: 
neutral to alkaline
usage: 

single tree or planting in groups, pioneer plant

Typical diseases for Gray Poplar

Typical fungi for Gray Poplar