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Northwest Poplar 
Northwest Poplar 

 A lack of fuzz-producing seedheads and fast
growth rate make Northwest poplars a popular
choice for parks and boulevards

Populus x jackii 'Northwest'

Zone 2

Description

Growth Rate: Fast

Height: 15 m (50 ft)

Spread: 10 m (30 ft)

Life span: 30-50 years

Why Plant It?

  • Fast growing, large tree for shade along boulevards and in parks away from houses

Likes

  • Full sun
  • Well-drained, moist soil

Dislikes

  • Drought
  • Compacted or saline soil

Insects

Poplar Borer

Forest Tent Caterpillar

Disease

Hypoxylon Canker
Cytospora Canker

Last updated: 2/5/2013 12:54:19 PM