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JAPANESE POPLAR
Populus maximowiczii

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Photo Locations: Morton Arboretum - Lisle, IL

General Notes

Does not root sprout or sucker, but still should be planted away from buildings.

Native to North America and Eastern Asia.

Trees may be referred to as male or female.

Family: Salicaceae

Tree Characteristics

Erect or Spreading and requires ample growing space.

Rounded or Spreading Shape.

Has Deciduous foliage.

Height: 100 feet.

Width: 30 feet.

Growth Rate: 36 Inches per Year.

Longevity Less than 50 years.

Leaves Deltoid, Green, Golden or Yellow or Orange, Deciduous.

Flowers Inconspicuous. Flowers in Spring. Has either male or female reproductive parts (dioecious). Trees may be sold as male or female.

Brown Capsule, Small (0.25 - 0.50 inches), fruiting in Summer.

Bark Dark Gray or Light Gray, Fissured.

Shading Capacity Rated as Moderately Dense in Leaf.

Litter Issue is Dry Fruit and Twigs.

Tree Site Conditions & Constraints

Sunset Zones 1 - 24.

USDA Hardiness Zones 4 - 7.

Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade.

Wet to Dry Soil.

Loam or Sand Texture.

Highly Acidic to Highly Alkaline Soil pH.

Seaside Tolerance is Good in Mild Zone.

Pests & Disease Information

Susceptible to Aphids, Beetle Borers and Scales, Anthracnose, Canker, Crown Rot, Mistletoe and Sooty Mold.

Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns

Branch Strength Rated as Weak.

Root Damage Potential Rated as High.

Allergy Health Hazard.

Fire Resistance is Favorable.

Desirable Wildlife Plant.

Attracts Birds.

Deer Palatable.

Special Uses & Values

Riparian.

Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Populus maximowiczii Tree Record." 1995-2021. May 14, 2021.
< https://selectree.calpoly.edu/tree-detail/populus-maximowiczii >

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