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Populus deltoides 'Purple Tower'
Populus deltoides 'Purple Tower'
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Available Autumn 2018 - 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.

Supplied Size: 4L/5L pots (approx 80 - 100 cm tall)

  • 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.


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