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Plant Characteristics

Bark Color*
  • Gray
Bark Type*
  • Rough
Cultural Information*
  • Leaf Scorch - Moderate Resistance
  • Powdery Mildew - High Resistance
  • Leaf Spot - Moderate Resistance
  • Root Rot - High Resistance
Fruit Type*
  • Seedless/No Fruit
Growth Habit*
  • Large Growing
  • Columnar/Narrow Growing
  • Upright Growing
Growth Rate*
  • Fast
Leaf Color Fall*
  • Dark Yellow/Gold
Leaf Color Spring*
  • Green
Leaf Color Summer*
  • Green
Leaf Type*
  • Deciduous/Herbaceous
Nature Assets*
  • Deer Resistant
  • Attracts Birds
Plant Type*
  • Tree
Preferred Planting Season*
  • Spring Planting
  • Fall Planting
  • Summer Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
  • Adapts Well to Wet Areas
  • Moist
  • Tolerates High pH (Alkaline Soils)
  • Average
  • Adapts Well to Most Soil Types
  • Tolerates Low pH (Acidic Soils)
Propagation Methods*
  • Cuttings or Divisions
Season of Interest*
  • Summer
  • Fall
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
  • Spring
  • Late Summer/Early Autumn
Sun Exposure*
  • Prefers Full Sun in Northern States
  • Prefers Full Sun in Southern States
Uses*
  • Provides Shade
  • Wind/Dust Break
  • Border Plant
  • Landscape Specimen
  • Sound Barrier
  • Accent Plant
  • Near Water Gardens or Ponds
  • Privacy/Hedge/Living Fence
  • Mass Planting
 

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

Populus is very easy to grow and adapts to most conditions. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer. To give your plant the best start possible, we include free fertilizer with every order.

Interesting Notes

Theves Cottonwood is a smaller variety of Cottonless Cottonwood. Order now, supplies are limited. You will not be billed until tree is shipped.

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THEVES POPLAR

Populus nigra afganica 'Theves'

Buy Theves Cottonwood online. Theves Cottonwood is very pyramidal in youth becoming somewhat pyramidal in maturity. Theves is also a fuller cottonwood and closely resembles the native trees. The leaves are light to medium green in the summer becoming a pale yellow in the fall.

Mature Height:

40-50 Feet

Mature Spread:

20-30 Feet

Hardiness Zone:

3-9

What's My Hardiness Zone?

Family: Salicaceae · Common Name: Cottonwood / Poplar

FREE with every plant purchased:

  • The Sooner Guarantee: For details, click here!
  • A pre-measured amount of Polyon® Best-Paks time release fertilizer that keeps your plant well nourished for one year.
  • Pre-hydrated Hydro-Gels are included in the top of each container to use when planting as they help retain soil moisture, and plants will establish more quickly with less transplant shock. Plants will also survive drought-like conditions and accidental missed waterings better.
  • Planting and Care Instruction brochure.
  • Catalogs of new and exciting plant brands, such as Garden Debut® and Proven Winners®.

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Purchase THEVES POPLAR Online

5 gallon Potted

SKU: 3211

(4.10 gallons / 15.55 liters)
(5-6 ft tall)
(0 units available now)

Standard Package
Unbranded



$130.00

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Customer Testimonials

I appreciate your many varieties of plants any your guided choices for each particular zone. I feel safe with the information you are providing to your customers. I regret having ordered more plants from another nursery online before I found your website. The quality of plants and packaging they provided were complete opposite of what you have provided me. We are currently developing our front and back yards, so you can be assured that you have gained my trust in your nursery for my future orders.


Marina
Tyler, TX
November 2016

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