Lombardy poplar

Populus nigra 'Italica'

Description:
Lombardy poplar
Facts:

This tree which can achieve up to 150 ft in the right conditions has for many years been planted as a windbreak around fields and as an ornamental tree for lining avenues in the great parks of England.

It originated on the plains of Lombardy and was first brouht to the UK towards the end of the 18th century.

Introduced:

Late 18th Century
Origin:
Lombardy, Italy
Location:
Throughout the UK
Status:
Stable
Problems:
Comments:
None known