Lombardy poplar

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distinguished by its columnar fastigiate shape and erect branches

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and Lombardy poplar (Populus nigra) veneers bonded with polyvinyl acetate and ureaformaldehyde adhesives and solid wood specimens of the same species were tested to evaluate the effects of species, adhesive type, and veneer grain orientation.
Around 30 Italian Lombardy poplar trees will come down near Swan Pool at Sandwell Valley after an inspection branded them potentially dangerous.
In addition, Meijer said it will remove from its inventory two species known to be invasive: Norway maple and Lombardy poplar.
Arboreal windbreak options would also include California pepper (Schinus molle), California incense cedar (Calocedrus decurrens), olive (Olea europaea) and Lombardy poplar (Populus nigra 'Italica').
In the course of the trial, the court accepted the testimony of an expert that the Lombardy poplar tree has roots that will "lift sidewalks and roads and will exploit weeping tiles and septic tanks as they have a strong affinity to water, that the roots rob the soil of nutrient supplies, are deleterious to lawns and gardens, and could lift up patio stones and bricks".
The sunken lawn with its ordered features is surrounded by a variety of colour in the trees and shrubs and the backdrop includes some tall chestnuts and a Lombardy poplar.
They also threaten the true poplars, like the upright Lombardy poplar, but not the so-called tulip poplars of North American forests.
In the last three years we have also planted 100 pine trees for a windbreak, 100 Lombardy poplar trees, one apricot tree, four apple trees, one cherry, two pear, two peach, and a large asparagus bed.
A list of local trees with yellow or golden foliage would include honey locust (Gleditsia triacanthos), Lombardy poplar (Populus nigra Italica) and ginkgo (Ginkgo biloba).
The city assessed it and served the protection order on seven acers, three Lombardy poplars, two cherries and eight birch trees on a site which the council holds to be a sensitive location between an established residential area, and a designated area of exceptional landscape value near Newcastle Racecourse and High Gosforth Park.