Growing Zones: 3-8 outdoors(hardy down to -30℉) 3-8 outdoors
- Mature Height:
- 40-50 ft.
- Mature Width:
- 30 ft.
- Full Sun
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Classic Shade Grows Up to 8 Feet Per Year
Why Superior Hybrid Poplar Trees?
It's one of the fastest-growing and most attractive shade trees you can find. Superior Hybrid Poplar Trees quickly become established and can add thousands of dollars to a home's value. Plus, Hybrid Poplars have a pleasing oval shape that complements any property.
Simply plant these Poplars wherever you need fast shade or privacy. They've been known to grow up to 8 feet in a single year. So, 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 sunlight through when it's needed most.
Why Fast-Growing-Trees.com is Better
When you receive your trees, they may not look like much...but plant them, stand back and watch the explosive growth take hold. Our Superior Hybrid Poplar Trees are better because we've not only planted, grown and shipped them with care, but ours have also been grafted. Our Superior Poplar is a cross between the Cottonwood and Lombardy Poplar and merges the best benefits of each type: Full, symmetrical growth without the annoying cotton balls from regular Cottonwoods.
Now, you reap the rewards of tried-and-true growth and a healthier, well-tended root system.
We've done the hard work at the nursery so that you get a better formed, long-lived tree. Order your Superior Hybrid Poplar Tree today!
Customer Reviews & Photos
We ordered four trees and within on week of planting they started to bud. Ships quickly and nicely packaged to protect trees. Just ordered two more. Will update with photos later. Highly recommend.
Trees came as advertised in pots with helpful literature to help keep them alive.
I purchased a little 3' tree a few years ago and was shocked when it arrived. I looked like a reject from Charlie Brown's tree shop. However, it really looks beautiful now and is probably close to 30' tall and filled out nicely. We did have to top it a couple of years ago because it was just too thin. Topping solved the problem and it filled out to a great looking tree. The only downside is the roots sprouting all over the place. I have plenty of irrigation, possibly too much, but the roots sprout anywhere from 2' to 20' away from the tree. It is a bit annoying.
I hope to like them. I planted them and applied a Miracle Grow feed stick to the surrounding ground, sunk in a support post to assist it and there isn't even a bud on any of the branches thus far. I'm not sure how long it should take but both trees seem exactly the same. I just hope it is normal and expect in a few months I should know if it was worth it or I was robbed.
It's completely normal for trees to still be dormant this time of year. Let us know by the end of May if you have yet to see any leaves and we'll be happy to cover them under our dormancy guarantee!
The tree arrived in great shape on time.
Planting & Care
1. Planting: Hybrid Poplars grow well in various soils - simply make sure you're planting in an area with proper sunlight and well-drained soil.
Then, dig your hole two times the width and depth of the root system, position the tree into the hole and hold it straight. Begin back filling the hole with soil and be sure to completely cover your roots with soil, tamping down so that there are no air pockets underground. 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.
2. Watering: Hybrid Poplars should be planted in moist soil and be irrigated properly, especially in the first year of planting. 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. For ample and continued growth, soil moisture should be monitored.
3. Fertilizing: 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. However, a rate of 50 to 150 pounds of nitrogen per acre per year is the general rate applied if needed.
4. Pruning: Prune the trees during the dormant season, in winter. 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.
Most items ship the next business day unless otherwise noted
Estimated Shipping Time: Most orders ship immediately, however some orders may ship in 1-2 business days (we do not ship on the weekends) from date of purchase. As noted on the website, some items are seasonal, and may only ship in spring or fall. Once your order is shipped, you'll receive an email with a tracking number.
|Amount of Order||Shipping Charge|
|Less than $15||$11.95|
|$119 +||FREE SHIPPING!|
You can still order, but due to cold weather, we have delayed shipping to the areas shaded on the map below. We want your new plant to thrive right out of the box, so we will wait on shipping your order until the weather is ideal. This includes anyone in
Growing Zones 3 - 5. If you are unsure of your growing zone, visit our
Growing Zone Finder.
Some plants are not available for immediate shipment, and delayed delivery is noted.
We will resume normal shipping in the Spring. Please see the table below for your approximate ship date.
|Growing Zone||Shipping Resumes|
|Zones 3 & 4||Week of May 4th|
|Zone 5||Week of April 13th|
|Zones 6 - 11||Ships Now!|