Populus alba 'Pyramidalis'

White Fastigiate Poplar

Narrowly conical tree with habit like the Lombardy Poplar, inclined to sucker. Leaves more deeply lobed and often larger than those of the species. Trees observed in Victoria are male.

Origin uncertain but cultivated in Europe by the 1870s. [P. bolleana Carrière, 'Bolleana']

Specimens ACT: (corner Brisbane and Wentworth Avenues). Vic: Carlton (Solly Ave); Melbourne (Kings Domain, several adjacent to Domain Rd.); Terang; Ballarat (Avenue of Honour); Toorak (Albany Rd, private res.). Tas: Launceston (Arbour Park, Tamar Highway, Inveresk, an avenue).

kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     Rosanae
order      Malpighiales
family       Salicaceae
genus        Populus L.
species         Populus alba L.