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  • Superior Hybrid Poplar for Sale

    Superior Hybrid Poplar for Sale

 
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Superior Hybrid Poplar

Populus

$49.95

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-t- Tree Planting Kit
Tree Planting Kit
Tree Planting Kit

Getting your tree off to the right start can more than double its growth rate. Use our planting kit so your tree is ready for explosive growth.

Your planting kit includes:

  1. Tree Stake Kit to help keep your tree stable, giving roots time to grow.

  2. Breathable Tree Guard protects against gnawing mice, rabbits, deer and mowers.

  3. 2 oz of Root Rocket™ Mycorrhizal Fungi so your tree can quickly explode with new root growth.

$14.95
-t- Planting Mix
Superior Hybrid Poplar Planting Mix

Helps your Superior Hybrid Poplar get established in a fraction of the time, become more drought tolerant, and grow faster. Here's how:

Beneficial Bacteria... It's like a Probiotic for your tree... creating an explosion of fine hair roots that vastly improves nutrient and water uptake.

Coarse Organic Compost... loosens and improves all types of soils while promoting proper pH levels. You get better drainage and moisture retention.

Microbial Fertilizers... including Sea Kelp, Yucca, and 100 other elements proven to gently feed your tree without burning the roots.

Use 1 bag of Planting Mix for each plant ordered.


Soil Contents
$7.95
-t- Root Rocket™ Fertilizer
Root Rocket™ Transplant Fertilizer

2oz. Packet

Get your new plants off to the right start by using Root Rocket™ Transplant.

This soil amendment contains 16 strains of mycorrhizal fungi, biostimulants, beneficial bacteria and Horta-Sorb® water management gel.

Simply sprinkle the product into the planting hole adjacent to the root ball when planting.

The organisms will start to work right away supplying the roots with much needed nutrition.

The specially formulated Horta-Sorb® will reduce transplant stress and aid in water retention.

APPLICATION:
1 packet per plant

Root Rocket Fertilizer
$5.95
-t- Planket™ - Frost & Cold Protection
PLanket 10-20 ft.

Protect your sensitive plants and shrubs with the Planket™

Benefits include:

  1. Lightweight fabric allows your plants to breather while also protecting them from the frost and cold winds.

  2. 6ft. round size makes it easy to protect sensitive container plants.

$14.95
-t- TreeGator® Jr. Watering Bag
TreeGator® Jr.


When you’re making an investment and effort in planting new trees in your landscape, you can assure their survival and growth by using TreeGator® - a truly simple and innovative drip irrigation system in a bag.

With hot summers and droughts the norm around the USA, TreeGator® is an absolute necessity to protect your new trees and shrubs.

TreeGator® is super easy to install without any tools, and it can easily be filled up with a standard garden hose or can even be connected to a rain barrel!

It's a super time saver that takes the worry out continually remembering whether you've watered your new tree or not. Plus, all the water that goes into the drip bag is used up with no waste, so TreeGator® is environmentally friendly with regard to water use.

Tree Gator
$19.95
-t- Root Rocket™ Launcher
Root Rocket Launcher

Explosive Growth for All of Your Plants

Rocket your lawn and plants to new heights with Root Rocket™ Launcher! All-natural and all-in on healthful benefits, Root Rocket™ is a propriety blend of nutrients that have been horticulturalist-tested and proven to help young plants transition from nursery to soil or a more permanent container. Root Rocket™ Launcher improves on that special mix with a water-soluble twist – so your lawn and garden can now be sprayed with the naturally-crafted solution you love for soil. And this pre-made care package in a handy drawstring bag makes it all the more effortless to keep your plants lush and vibrant, with the following items included: Root Rocket™ Launcher solution Root Rocket™ Launcher spray bottle 50-ft. nylon retractable hose

$24.95

Growing Zones: 3-8
(hardy down to -30℉)



Growing Zones 3-8
You are in Growing Zone: 6

Mature Height:

40-50 ft.

Mature Width:

30 ft.

Sunlight:

Full Sun

Spacing:

8-10 ft.

Growth Rate:

Fast

Drought Tolerance:

Good

You are in an area with ~1800 chill hours

Botanical Name:

Populus

Does Not Ship To:

AZ



Don't Buy Bare-Root Trees (learn why below)
 

Classic Shade Tree Grows up to 8 feet per year

One of the fastest growing and most attractive shade trees you can find.

New home builders love to use our Poplars as front yard shade trees. They quickly become established and can add thousands to a home's value. Hybrid Poplars have a pleasing oval shape that complements any property.

You can plant these Poplars wherever you need fast shade or privacy. They've been known to grow up to 8 ft. in a single year. At 40-50 feet, you can strategically plant them to block the direct sunlight... dramatically lowering your air conditioning costs. In the winter, they drop their dense green foliage, letting through sunlight when it's needed most.

When you receive your trees, they don't look like much. Plant them 8-10 feet apart and stand back. They fill out faster than most hedge trees we know of... typically forming into a thick green wall by the end of the first full growing season.

Beware - not all Hybrid Poplars are the same. Ours are bred for landscape purposes, not timber. So you get a better formed, long-lived tree.





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Customer Reviews

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153 Reviews
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Growing well and looks like it will fill out to be a good shade tree.
Has handled the 100 degree heat in Southern California very well so far.
September 4, 2018
Purchased
2 months ago
So far totally impressed.
So far I’m totally impressed I ordered these 2 trees on a Friday and they told me they would be delivered Friday the following week and they got delivered on Thursday the following week they were in great shape when they got here and my contractor got them in the ground the same day and they’re growing like wildfire and doing awesome a month and a half later . I ordered the 6 foot tall trees and if they continue to grow like this and grow the way the website says they’re expected to grow these trees will be about 15 foot tall a year from now. I’m excited to see if they do. I will probably buy from this company again I am now actually thinking about adding some privacy trees further out on the perimeter of the yard and maybe a small fruit type tree that can be grown in a pot to add to a new patio I’m having built on the front of my house.
This is what they look like today about a month and a half later
This is how they looked the first day they arrived and got planted the same day
August 19, 2018
Purchased
2 months ago
On the fence
Arrived with very few leaves about six weeks ago. Planted immediately & it has a few more leaves. Will have to give it more time too see if it’s going to grow. Next time will purchase a tree locally. I did purchase a Maple tree that arrived in much better shape and is doing well.
August 19, 2018
Purchased
2 months ago
Growing Zone:
5
So far so good.
They came just like Fast-Growing-Trees said they would. Two sticks with a few leaves. Unfortunately Fedex broke almost two feet off one of my trees. Put them in the ground anyway and even in the Texas Summer; both are doing really well. The one that made it here was right at 6ft, it's now over 7. And the one that was broken down to 4.5 is back to 6. Can't wait to see these things explode in Spring.
August 18, 2018
Purchased
2 months ago
Growing Zone:
8
Satisfied
Too soon to tell. Planted correctly exactly 30 days ago. Probably had initial struggles with heat but now seems to be taking off. Leads growing. Smaller branches expanding. For 30 days i am satisfied but the next 3-4 months will be the true guage!!
August 10, 2018
Purchased
3 months ago
Growing Zone:
7
I’m very pleased with the growth of the Superior Hybrid Poplar tree so far, which it has grew 7inches in a week.
August 10, 2018
Purchased
3 months ago
All three of them seem to be taking off. Love buying trees from FGT’s. Have bought several, always well packaged and seem very healthy.
August 5, 2018
Purchased
3 months ago
Growing Zone:
5
Satisfied with optimism
Trees are growing well but that being said... I called in to fast growing trees because when I received my 2 hybrid poplar trees both had the tops (6”-12”) broke off in shipping. I recommended a stiffer or larger pot so it holds better with the zip tie attaching it to the box. I say that because I have ordered 2 previous times equaling over 20 trees and they were perfect ( growing great,very satisfied). Fast growing trees immediately sent 2 replacements at NO cost they did look better 1 was perfect but the other the top 3” was bent over to where it did turn black and fall off and from being loose in shipping that 1 most of the dirt was off the roots and throughout the box (but both are growing well) and don’t get me wrong I am happy and will order again in the future. I Just hope they tweek the packaging a bit or maybe it was the distance in shipping nearly 2000 miles and bad luck on my part.
July 28, 2018
Purchased
3 months ago
The tree has grown over a foot. It has four new branches and many leaves of a beautiful bright green.
The tree arrived well packed and yes, would recommend buying the hybrid poplar or any other tree. The following week I sent for an empress tree. I am very happy with my trees and looking forward to seeing they grow.
July 28, 2018
Purchased
3 months ago
Growing Zone:
9
Jury is still out
We ordered 4 trees, planted them the next morning after receiving them. Two of the trees are looking good - abundant leaves at the top of each tree. The other two trees promptly lost all their leaves after planting and now have started sucker branches from the bottom of the main stem. They have a few leaves and only a very few leaves at the top of the trees. We water all four of them frequently since it has been so hot and dry in our part of the country. What should we do with the two trees to help them look as good as the other two???
July 28, 2018
Purchased
4 months ago
Growing Zone:
5

Planting & Care



It's Easy to Plant & Care for Your Superior Hybrid Poplar


Superior Hybrid Poplar Planting Diretions

Populus is a genus of deciduous flowering plant. They are native to most of the Northern Hemisphere. A “hybrid” plant is produced when pollen of one species is used to fertilize flowers of another species. Therefore, a Hybrid Poplar is a Populus tree resulting from the combining, either naturally or artificially, of various Poplar species. Hybrid Poplars are among the fastest-growing trees in North America. Hybrid Poplars are not usually desirable in many landscapes but can be of major importance under certain forestry conditions. Logs from the Populus are a common environment for Shiitake mushrooms to reside and were once used in Italy as a popular art medium; the most famous example of which is the canvas used to paint the Mona Lisa.

 

Seasonal information: Be sure to plant your Hybrid Poplar tree at least six weeks before your first frost. This will give the tree a chance to adjust to its new environment. If you are experiencing extreme heat, place your potted tree in a well-shaded area, such as a garage, or plant it in a well-shaded area in your lawn. Once older, your tree will be able to handle these temperatures. Typically, the Hybrid Poplar do not experience much growth during times of extreme temperatures.

 

Location: Hybrid Poplars grow well in various soils. They grow much better in more fertile soils than in poor soils. Areas of high pH will reduce their growth and may kill them. A soil test is cheap insurance. A pH over 8.0 is dangerous. Hybrid Poplars achieve best growth in deep, fertile, alluvial soils that have adequate moisture with capacity to hold it. Agricultural lands not currently suited or used for cultivated crops, such as in grass for hay or pasture, are fine. Quality cropland also can be used.

 

Planting instructions: Your planting site should be made of loose, quality soil.
1) Dig your hole two times the width and depth of the root system of the plant you are working with. This will give the roots plenty of room to grow.
2) Position the tree into the hole and hold it straight.
3) Begin back filling the hole with soil, be sure to completely cover your roots with soil and tamp down so that there are no air pockets underground. If pockets of air come in contact with your roots, they will dry out quickly.
4) Water the planting site to settle the soil and then mulch to retain soil moisture. Mulching also helps to keep an competing growth from invading the planting area.

 

Watering: Hybrid Poplars should be planted in moist soil and be irrigated properly, especially in the first year of planting, to help the development of a good root system. Sites that maintain good moisture throughout the year are fine to minimize the need for further irrigation beyond year one. They can handle short-term flooding if the water keeps moving and the water table drops below the soil surface before the trees leaf out in the spring. Best would be if the water table is 1.5 to 3 feet below soil surface. For ample and continued growth, soil moisture should be monitored, and Hybrid Poplars should not be stressed.

 

Fertilization: In fertile soils, including some old pastures, the nitrogen released from organic matter within the soil can be sufficient to carry the trees for several years without the need for added fertilizer. A rate of 50 to 150 lbs of nitrogen per acre per year is the general rate applied if needed. This again can be found out when you take your initial soil test to see if the land is suitable. Treat the Hybrid Poplars as you would a regular crop for best results.

 

Weed Control: If weeds and grasses are not adequately controlled, they will cause Hybrid Poplars to grow slowly and may kill them. This is especially true in the first year or two of growth. Herbicides can be used before planting and after. Check with your local supplier. They can also be cultivated in areas accessible to eliminate or minimize herbicide use. Depth should be kept to a minimum of 3 to 4 inches to protect root growth. As trees get older and shading occurs, weed growth is less.

 

Pests and Disease: The best defense is a healthy tree. Hybrid Poplar trees are very hardy. Good soil, proper feeding, and keeping the tree from getting too much water are key to its prosperity. If worms bite holes in the leaves you can sprinkle Seven Dust on them. These little bites do not affect the tree since it is growing at such a fast rate and is putting on so many new leaves.

 

Pruning: Prune the trees during the dormant season, which is winter, because the leaves have fallen off and you can best see the shape of the tree. In addition, new sprouts have not surfaced, so you are causing less damage than if you prune during the growing season. Look for diseased, dead, or damaged limbs as the tree matures. Make a small cut into them with the pruning shears, and if there is no green flesh inside, remove them. Cut at the point where they meet healthy limbs. Make sure all branches are facing the sky, so they are open to sunlight and air. Prune any Hybrid Poplar branches that are facing down toward the ground.

Planting & Care

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Why did you choose this?
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Fast growing and lost mature trees with Hurricane Mike.
Cynthia J on Oct 15, 2018
Enhance property and needed shade.. New development
Eric J on Sep 3, 2018
Fast growing and lost mature trees with Hurricane Mike.
Cynthia J on Oct 15, 2018
I need a shade tree that will grow FAST.
cindy l on Sep 29, 2018
Enhance property and needed shade.. New development
Eric J on Sep 3, 2018
Fast growing, I need the shade in a hurry
robert l on Sep 3, 2018
Fast growing
Gerald F on Aug 20, 2018
FAST GROWING SHADE TREES
COLLEEN H on Aug 14, 2018
reasonable price and fast growing
Robert M on Aug 13, 2018
My parents are about 80. I do not want to wait 40 years for an oak tree to grow. I need fast heavy shade on the Southwest (hot) side of the house.
Michael C on Aug 8, 2018
Trying this tree for quick shade
robert k on Aug 3, 2018
Husband wanted for his birthday
Shelly M on Jul 25, 2018
I wanted a fast growing tree that had decent shape to replace an old Bradford Pear tree that split a couple years ago.
scott s on Jul 25, 2018
For the shade and once they are full grown the beauty they project
Randy B on Jul 22, 2018
fast growing n need shade tree
sharon l on Jul 22, 2018
Why I choose Superiour Hybrid Poplar, we want beauty, shade, and fast growing with this symmetrical look. Not the Poplars that grow straight up. We planted 5 and ordered 3 more, however we put these on the West side of our property hoping to acquire the shade we are looking for. Fast-Growing-Trees pricing, shipping and Customer Service is excellent. I will send progress pictures to help others see the growth. Plant w/ confidence, they are very accommodating and want their customers happy!
Donna H on Jul 21, 2018
We recently lost a tree in our back yard that provided shade. I was looking for a fast growing tree which attracted me to this purchase!
Denise S on Jul 18, 2018
need fast growing
Wendy S on Jul 8, 2018
We chose the Superior Hybrid Poplar because the only type of "poplar" tree that we could find locally (San Antonio, TX) is the Cottonless Cottonwood, which is not the type of cottonwood tree we actually want ... and the Superior Hybrid Poplar tree IS the type we want because it is fast growing, gorgeous leaves, awesome shade, and also it's NOT AN OAK (there are bazillions of oak trees everywhere here - and they drop leaves all the time! oh ugh).
Lawren and Russell W on Jul 4, 2018
I purchased 1 but needed 2 more and couldn’t find them locally.
Sheri Y on Jul 1, 2018
Fast growing.
Hanan A on Jun 29, 2018
TRADITIONAL FOR SHADES
IBETH L on Jun 28, 2018
fast growing, zone and customer comments
RHONDA R on Jun 17, 2018
Looking forward to the fast growing shade tree
Kyle G on Jun 15, 2018
to keep my nosey neighbors out of my bees wax.
Patrick H on Jun 13, 2018
I have considerable experience with this tree.....and I love how it looks and how amazingly fast it grows if treated kindly.
Allen P on Jun 8, 2018
Fast growing trees.
Sherri G on Jun 6, 2018
It grows fast in a short amount of time and its a great shade tree.
Jane N on Jun 4, 2018
Need shade fast!
Naomi B on Jun 3, 2018
The reviews on the hybrid poplar I hope they are true
James g on Jun 1, 2018
Great shade tree for our back yard.
Linda G on May 31, 2018
fast growing shade. fairly easy maintenance
Janet N on May 28, 2018
I WANTED TO HAVE A TREE THAT I COULD ENJOY WITHOUT THE LONG WAIT OF OTHER TREES.
RODNEY B on May 23, 2018
Fast Growing and shade and the tree will add some natural beauty to my property. I live in zone 5 and so the tree needs to be able handle drought conditions.
John B on May 22, 2018
My home faces West and the setting sun heats the house like an oven. I have had 3 trees in the yard, all of which succumbed to storms. I wanted a fast growing shade treat that would provide protection from the sun and add to my landscaping and curb appeal.
William H on May 16, 2018
Fast growing
Gary H on May 8, 2018
Fast growing.
Brady C on May 8, 2018
fast growth
Melissa K on May 7, 2018
Fast shade
Natalie M on May 7, 2018
size and speed of growth and hardiness
Sandra B on Apr 30, 2018
Fast growing, drought tolerance, great shape.
David on Apr 28, 2018
Fast growing with plenty of shade.
Lindsay P on Apr 1, 2018
Fast growth, can you ship at the end of April as the ground is still frozen. Thank you.
Wayne D on Mar 22, 2018
I need shade and fast
Brian C on Mar 21, 2018
like shape of tree for shade
gwen s on Mar 17, 2018
it looks pretty and big
lisa b on Mar 15, 2018
fast growing shade that takes sun
Alan W on Feb 16, 2018
Very fast growing shade tree with good fall color
Jonathan B on Feb 13, 2018
Just needed to get more types of trees in the yard.
Gerald K on Feb 12, 2018
fast growing wind break
Geraldine L on Feb 10, 2018
Recommendation from a friend
ferrah i on Oct 20, 2017
Fast growing full sun
Joy C on Oct 19, 2017
I need a shade tree that will grow FAST.
cindy l on Sep 29, 2018
Fast growing, I need the shade in a hurry
robert l on Sep 3, 2018
I have 3 of them they are 5 years old and 40 ft tall but they look like they are dieing no leafs on them this year why is that?
floyd B on Jun 10, 2014
BEST ANSWER: It was a really rough winter. They might be behind schedule and still in a state of dormancy. If you take a coin or fingernail and gently scratch some of the surface are of the bark what color is underneath?
what is the danger of the tree blowing down on houses if large roots are growing several inches above ground?
A shopper on Jun 29, 2014
BEST ANSWER: The Hybrid poplars do have surface roots over time, but they also go down and anchor themselves pretty well, and are not known to be uprooted easily. Any tree can be blown over if the winds are strong enough.
is this a good tree to plant close to house? about 6 feet away? if not, recommend which trees are? Fresno ca 93720
rrerfr r on Jun 19, 2016
BEST ANSWER: I would plant 25 foot away from a structure.
Spacing between three poplar trees ?
A shopper on May 30, 2014
BEST ANSWER: We recommend to plant the Hybrid poplar 15-20 feet apart.
What time of year is best for planting a Hybrid Poplar in zone 7 ?
A shopper on Jul 2, 2014
BEST ANSWER: Spring and/or fall are optimal, but any time from sp. to f. will do if you are religious about keeping them hydrated (and maybe shaded from the most severe of the sun) for 3-4 mos. as the roots work their way out of the root ball and into the new soil-in-situ. Having the drip watering donut they sell can help, or a soaker hose.
Are these potted with a root ball or are they they bare root?
A shopper on Jun 7, 2014
BEST ANSWER: Mine came with the root ball and from what I understand they ship all their trees like that
Is the Superior Hybrid Poplar tree deer proof or at least deer resistant?
Helen G on Mar 5, 2017
BEST ANSWER: It is is deer resistant. However if food is sparse deer will eat anything.
can I plant them in the summer ?
A shopper on Jun 20, 2014
BEST ANSWER: Yes, but water every other day and maybe shade from noonday sun til roots are established.
is this tree always green?
A shopper on Aug 28, 2014
BEST ANSWER: Yes, for the most part. For a very short time in the spring, when the leaves are small, they have a little pinkish green coloring. If the tree is experiencing a drought condition, some leaves turn yellow. Other than that, it has medium to deeper green leaves. I should add that I feed mine a 10-10-10 fertilizer twice a year.
What type or kind of fertilizer do I use ? /
warren j on Jun 28, 2014
BEST ANSWER: The Hybrid poplars do well with a 10-10-10 or a Miracle Grow fertilizer.
Is the root invasive?
A shopper on May 30, 2014
BEST ANSWER: I was certain i read that this tree grows strong roots but is not invasive. Mine is 4 years old and is huge, i have not had any problems with roots being invasive or at the surface. I have found this tree does best watered with some sun around, to prevent mold. It grows like crazy the hotter out it is. It is my favorite tree in the yard. Not messy at all. If you are looking for a pretty tree with a nice shape that provides shade fast this is it.
Approximately, with perfect conditions, does this type of tree survive?
Diane E on Jul 6, 2018
BEST ANSWER: I live in northeast. Summer up to 100 degrees. Winter brings blizzards and below zero temps. I have 2 poplar hybrids and they are perfect.
Do they like heat of over 100 degrees?
A shopper on Jul 14, 2014
BEST ANSWER: I live in Dallas so 100 degrees is not uncommon. The Hybrid Poplar was planted in full sun view. I have not notice any deficiencies. You are good to go planting the Hybrid Poplar.
I’ve heard about a lot of hybrid poplars in some tree farm in Oregon, they have excellent gold fall color like their cousins, the aspens. So they actually have fall color! So is it a good fall color tree?
SoumilGaming G on Jun 6, 2018
BEST ANSWER: They are not known for their fall color. They can change colors like many just before they drop their leaves.
My kids have some allergies. Will these trees give off a lot of pollen?
Tishb90 on Nov 6, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Hybrid Poplars do not produce pollen.
I would like to plant this near a driveway, behind a basketball hoop. How far away should it be planted? I would like to make sure the roots don't ruin the pavement and that the branches don't block the hoop.
Christie J on May 14, 2015
BEST ANSWER: Keep the tree well back. The Hybrid Poplar grows very fast and will surprise you. I have several in my yard and I keep at least 15 feet separation
What is the lifespan of the hybrid poplar?
Kemo S on Jul 16, 2014
BEST ANSWER: The Hybrid poplar will only reach 30 to 50 years of age.
The tail end of my drainage field is near where i'd like to plant these. Will they cause a problem?
Chris H on Aug 13, 2018
Does this tree give off any "cotton" or "seeds" like a cottonwood?
Alaina D on May 2, 2017
BEST ANSWER: No it does not produce Cotton. It is a Hybrid and a cross between an Eastern Cottonwood and a Black Poplar tree.
We are considering purchasing a Superior Hybrid Poplar. What extras, if any, do you recommend?
David V on Aug 19, 2018
BEST ANSWER: We used the root rocket when planting in full sun (2 years ago). This tree is amazing- purchased 5-6ft tall, now it's well over 12 feet! The trunk was about a half inch thick when received, but now is 3-4 inches in diameter. Very little attention needed other than some minor pruning and lots of water during hot summer days (zone 5). We did tether it this past spring for a few months because of some very strong winds. We've already removed them and the trunk is very strong.
Do they lose their leaves?
JESUS R on Apr 8, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Yes, they lose their leaves in the fall.
During the first 12-24 months, how often would you say you need to water this tree to thrive in the high Chihuahuan Desert climate of El Paso, Texas?
LRafinan on Feb 6, 2017
BEST ANSWER: I found my Hybrid Poplars to be very hardy. I planted them on my country land which is heavy clay/ loam and couldn't get to them but every 5-7 days or so. I dug a hole about 2'wide by 3' deep and filled with half soil mixed with a good soil amendment and added vermiculite to help hold the water. I slow released 5 gallons of rain water on the trees every 5-7 days for 4 months through the summer. They grew a lot and very healthy. Hope this helps!
can I still plant this tree in August in NC?
A shopper on Aug 27, 2014
BEST ANSWER: You can plant this in August just make sure that is does get enough water.
How fast do they grow?
Leslie K on Mar 7, 2018
BEST ANSWER: very fast mine are two years old and about 12 feet also starting to fill out, should be a nice tree.
Is it a dirty tree ( like the helicopters of the maple ) ?
Mark G on Jun 17, 2017
BEST ANSWER: No. Nothing drops off except the leaves in the Fall. The leaves in the Fall are very large (like largest maple) and much easier to rake up.
Can it be planted in the pasture where horses and cattle are ?
Liz S on May 24, 2017
BEST ANSWER: My neighbor has them lining up right on the edge of his pasture, they seem to do fine there. I wouldn't think it would be any different inside a pasture.
How far should you plant from sewer, water lines and foundations?
Mindi Y on May 2, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Sewer and waterlines shouldn't matter. I would stay at least 15 feet away from the foundation to prevent the roots from getting into the drain pipes. These trees aren't known for that but just to be safe.
Hi All:
I am going to plant Hybrid Poplars on both sides of a driveway. What distance between the tress do you recommend and how far away from the side of the driveway?
thx
Carl
carl o on Jun 10, 2015
BEST ANSWER: I put mine in my yard to help shade one side of my house and the air conditioner. They are now two years old and were put in about 22 feet apart. Two are now about 18-20 feet high and around 10 feet across. Depending on whether you want separation between them or want them touching, I would recommend planting between 20 to 30 feet apart. With that, for good tree shape, trim botton every year for good height and strong trunk.
is this tree resistant to oak root fungus?
Mark S on Apr 27, 2015
BEST ANSWER: Never had a problem with any disease on this tree
How do they recover after storm damage?
eric p on Jul 30, 2014
BEST ANSWER: These trees should recover fine after storms. If breaks are unclean the prune the tree back past the breaks and make your cuts at 45 degree angles facing upwards to promote new growth.

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