The Q&A Archives: Cottonless Lombardy Poplars?

Question: Are Lombardy Poplars also called the "cottonless cottonwood"?

Answer: "Cottonless Cottonwood" covers a number of male forms of a variety of cottonwood or poplar trees. Lombardy Black Poplar (Populus nigra ''Italica") is a male clone propagated by cuttings so it is cottonless.

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