Populus nigra var. pubescens at Sophia Gardens

Populus nigra var. pubescens 0

Populus nigra var. pubescens
late April 2015

Populus nigra var. pubescens 1

Populus nigra var. pubescens
mid July 2015

Grid reference ST 17663 76628
Common name  
Alternative name Populus nigra var. caudina
Origin S. Europe & N. Africa
Deciduous Yes
Status Glamorgan Champion 2013
Height 26M April 2015
Girth 300cm April 2015
Reference 192

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.

Populus nigra var. pubescens bark

Populus nigra var. pubescens bark
April 2015

Populus nigra var. pubescens leaf

Populus nigra var. pubescens leaf
late April 2015

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.