|Grid reference||ST 17663 76628|
|Alternative name||Populus nigra var. caudina|
|Origin||S. Europe & N. Africa|
|Status||Glamorgan Champion 2013|
|Height||26M April 2015|
|Girth||300cm April 2015|
This tree leans over the river and is mid way between the Millennium Bridge and the Canton Bridge. The whole tree photographs were taken from across the river in Bute Park.
General tree description
Populus nigra var. pubescens is a variety of the Black poplar, Populus nigra, characterised by dense hairs on its leaf and flower stems and on the veins on the underside of the leaves.