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Fast-Growing Privacy Wind Break
Why Lombardy Poplar Trees?
Block the wind, lower your heating bills, and enjoy your yard throughout the summer and winter, all at the same time. With the Lombardy Poplar, it's possible - simply plant one every 5 to 8 feet, and you'll have a dense barrier that can reach amazing heights quickly.
Nothing stops the wind faster. Lombardy Poplars commonly grow 6 feet per year, with some reaching growth rates of 9 to 12 feet. You often see Lombardys planted around farm fields to keep topsoil from blowing away - and they'll work just as effectively for your home.
Plus, their Mediterranean look adds value to your property. These plush Poplars grow in an elegant, columnar fashion. Use them to line your driveway, the road or the edges of your property. Line your Northern borders for a full, voluminous look that's enviable.
Why Fast-Growing-Trees.com is Better
Best of all? When you plant Lombardy Poplars, you get a large, solid wall, without taking up a lot of yard space. Unusual, upward-sloping branches form a stunning, columnar outline that's second to none. And we've planted, grown and shipped each Lombardy Poplar from our nursery for amazing results...now, you reap the rewards.
Plant today and you'll have silver-green leaves and unusual branches swaying in the breeze in no time. Lombardy Poplar Trees are not evergreens, but they continue to provide great wind blockage and privacy throughout the year. Order a few (or more) of your own today!
Planting & Care
1. Planting: These full sun lovers (6 to 8 hours of sunlight per day) are very drought tolerant and can be shaped into elegant columnar fashions becoming solid walls that take up little space in your yard. Although not evergreen, they provide great wind blockage and privacy all year.
When you're ready to plant, dig your hole two times the width and the same depth of the root system of the plant you're working with. This will give the roots plenty of room. Hold the tree straight and begin back filling the hole tamping down as you go to eliminate any air pockets from forming. When the hole has been completely backfilled, water the planting site to help settle the soil. Mulch around the base of the tree to prevent competing weeds/grasses from growing and to conserve water moisture in the soil.
FGT Tip: If you are experiencing extreme temperatures or a severe drought, it’s suggested that you place your tree in the shade, or plant it in a well-shaded area in your lawn.
2. Watering: During the first year, make sure your tree gets water during extended dry spells, particularly in the summer months. Drooping leaves are a sign of both over or under watering, so ensure you water your Lombardy about once or twice weekly.
3. Fertilizing: Fertilize conservatively. Organic fertilizer high in nitrogen works well. You can use a 10-10-10 or 20-20-20 fertilizer formula. Avoid fertilizing the tree directly. Instead, broadcast the fertilizer around the drip line.
Estimated Shipping Time: Most orders ship immediately. 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 $129||$19.95|
|$129 +||FREE SHIPPING!|
|Mature Height:||40-60 ft.|
|Mature Width:||10-15 ft.|
|Botanical Name:||Populus nigra|
|Does Not Ship To:||AZ|
|Grows Well In Zones:||3-9 outdoors|
|Your Growing Zone:||#|
Growing Zones: 3-9 outdoors(hardy down to -30℉)
Customer Reviews & Photos
2 1/2 trees
We were quite excited to plant the three Lombardy Poplars that my mom had been dreaming of. Unfortunately the first one snapped in half as she placed it in the ground. We've left the remaining part in the ground and hopefully it grows. It was quite a disappointing accident but the other two were strong and sturdy.
We have reached out privately to help with a replacement for the broken tree. We're so sorry that this happened!
Everything was great from order to delivery to how the trees were packaged and the size of the tree. It was rather expensive, but I could not find these trees anywhere else.
Fast Growing Adaptive Tree
If you live in a desert region, and the soil is clay based, this tree will survive and thrive.
Very good experience. We purchased 10 trees. All look great, still have their leaves except one. Looking forward to watching them grow.