Poplar Hybrid Trees are fast growing trees! On average and under normal growing conditions, Hybrid Poplar Trees can grow several feet a year. Plant Hybrid Poplars as a hedge, screen, windbreak, or to line a road or drive. It can mature to over 50' tall with a wide spread like a shade tree. Populus deltoides x Populus nigra can also be grown as pictured for a Living Fence Hedge Screen. Space your hybrid poplars 5 to 8 feet apart as a hedge or as the second or third layer of a windbreak.
Being Fast Growing Trees, this plant will require supplemental water until established. Hybrid Poplar Trees make great fast growing shade trees. The only drawback to this plant variety is that being a fast growing tree, it is also short lived. As with many faster growing plants, when planted in areas of harsh winds, they may only live to 20 to 25 years and are subject to breakage. This is something to be aware of when planting for long term landscapes.
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