The Lanceleaf Poplar, Populus x acuminata, is a hardy cottonwood that has attractive 4" long, dark green, glossy leaves with a light green underside. Leaves are shaped like the head of a spear.
It is native from New Mexico to Alberta, Canada. It has a dense pyramidal crown and displays a beautiful yellow fall color.
Being a native to the Rocky Mountains, this cottonwood beauty provides wonderful shade in a large yard. Lanceleaf Poplar has ascending branches and has a dark tan bark that becomes furrowed.
The location you choose for Lanceleaf Poplar tree should have enough space to allow for growth without severe pruning. Check for obstructions of buildings, overhead utility lines and tall fences.
* Upright habit
* Beautiful fall color
|Family||Populus x acuminata|
|Mature Height||45 to 50 feet|
|Mature Spread||20 to 25 feet|
|Sun Exposure||Full sun|