Populus deltoides 'Purple Tower'
  • Populus deltoides 'Purple Tower'
  • Populus deltoides 'Purple Tower'

Populus deltoides 'Purple Tower'

Available Autumn 2018

(Purple-leaved Poplar) A new introduction to the United Kingdom, Populus deltoides 'Purple Tower' is an attractive upright tree with eye-catching dark red / purple leaves.

Supplied Size: Sorry, now sold out. If you are interested in pre-ordering this plant with a deposit please call our office on (01530) 413700 or email us at sales@bluebellnursery.com

Quantity

  £6.95 P&P for ANY number of plants to most of UK.

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A new introduction to the United Kingdom, Populus deltoides 'Purple Tower' is an attractive upright tree with eye-catching dark red / purple leaves. The leaves are supported on dark red stems speckled in beige.

Ideal as a specimen tree for adding a splash of colour to your garden. Populus deltoides 'Purple Tower' can also be pruned heavily on a yearly basis to produce a smaller, more shrub-like plant with a lovely display of purple leaves.

We have found Populus deltoides 'Purple Tower' to be hardy here in South Derbyshire but it seems to do best in well drained soil with plenty of sunlight. Try to avoid wet, waterlogged ground.


  • Position: Full sun.
  • Soil: Any well drained fertile soil.
  • Hardiness: Hardy.
  • Rate of Growth: Vigorous.
  • Habit: Upright, medium sized, narrow tree.
    • Height: 10 m+ (32 ft)
    • Spread: 3 m(10 ft)
  • Important: Populus deltoides 'Purple Tower' has a vigorous root system and should not be planted close to drains or house foundations.

Data sheet

How Much Sun
Full Sun
Eventual Size
Tree - Medium (20 - 50 ft tall)
Growing Conditions
Soil Type: Most Soils (not to fussy), Soil Type: Damp / Wet, Soil Type: Dry / Sandy, Special: Coastal Areas
Special Features
Leaf Colour - Purple/Red, Habit - Narrow

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