Cottonless Lombardy Poplars? - Knowledgebase Question

Kuna, ID
Question by bob_wa6nvt
May 8, 1998
Are Lombardy Poplars also called the "cottonless cottonwood"?

Answer from NGA
May 8, 1998


"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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