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Young Poplars (4Ground) 4 Trees

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SKU: TMS/109

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These Young Poplar Trees are part of 4Ground's Trees & Scenic Material range. Suitable for 10-28mm games.

Populus is a genus of 25–35 species of deciduous flowering plants in the family Salicaceae, native to most of the Northern Hemisphere. English names variously applied to different species include poplar /ˈpɒp.lər/, aspen, and cottonwood.

The genus has a large genetic diversity and can grow from anywhere between 15–50 m (49–164 ft) tall, with trunks of up to 2.5 m (8 ft 2 in) diameter.

The bark on young trees is smooth, white to greenish or dark grey, often with conspicuous lenticels; on old trees it remains smooth in some species, but becomes rough and deeply fissured in others. The shoots are stout with (unlike in the related willows) the terminal bud present. The leaves are spirally arranged and vary in shape from triangular to circular or (rarely) lobed, and with a long petiole; in species in the sections Populus and Aigeiros, the petioles are laterally flattened so that breezes easily cause the leaves to wobble back and forth, giving the whole tree a "twinkling" appearance in a breeze. Leaf size is very variable even on a single tree, typically with small leaves on side shootsand very large leaves on strong-growing lead shoots. The leaves often turn bright gold to yellow before they fall during autumn.

Height of trees: approx. 130mm

Weight for postage is 175g. See Customer Service page (link at bottom of page) for full postage rates.