About Wind tree
Best grown in rich, humusy, consistently moist, fertile, well-drained soils in full sun. Generally intolerant of urban pollutants. Italica is a male clone which must be propagated by cuttings.
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
|Common Name ||Black poplar, Lombardy poplar|
|Maximum Reachable Height ||20 to 40 feet|
|Flower Colour ||Red|
|Bloom Time ||Mid spring|
|Difficulty Level ||Easy to grow|
Planting and careWinter is a carefree season for Japanese Maple grown within their hardiness range and mulched in late fall.
The only concern is heavy snow loads, which might cause some branches to snap.
After a particularly heavy snowfall, brush away any large accumulation of snow, being careful not to treat the branches too roughly.
Ice, on the other hand, should be left in place. It freezes onto the branches and is best left alone.
Spring is the most vulnerable time for your Japanese Maple. As discussed above, the tree will leaf out early — often spectacularly! — and then suffer in late frosts. Keep it covered whenever frost threatens. As soon as the weather settles down, begin a regular watering and feeding schedule.
Wind tree care
Autumn is the best time to plant a Japanese Maple. Ideally, you should plant at least a month before the ground freezes, so it has time for some root growth before winter. But if you find yourself planting late, don t worry. Your tree will wait patiently until spring to begin settling into its new home!
Unless your weather turns exceptionally dry, reduce the amount of water you give the tree in autumn. This will stimulate better color changes. And as autumn comes to a close, be sure your Japanese Maple has a nice thick layer of mulch, and pluck off any dead leaves still clinging to its branches.
|Sunlight ||Full sun|
|Soil ||Well-drained soil|
|Temperature ||70-80 degrees F|
|Fertilizer ||Apply any organic fertilizer|
Wind tree special feature
Not considered to be a good landscape tree. Best used for windbreaks or screens or along roads. Suitable as a specimen.
Wind tree uses
- The plant is used for ornamental purpose
- Unverified information The turpentine obtained from the resin of all pine trees is antiseptic, diuretic, rubefacient and vermifuge
- It is a valuable remedy used internally in the treatment of kidney and bladder complaints and is used both internally and as a rub and steam bath in the treatment of rheumatic affections
- It is also very beneficial to the respiratory system and so is useful in treating diseases of the mucous membranes and respiratory complaints such as coughs, colds, influenza and TB
- Externally it is a very beneficial treatment for a variety of skin complaints, wounds, sores, burns, boils etc and is used in the form of liniment plasters, poultices, herbal steam baths and inhalers
- The wood is diaphoretic and stimulant
- It is useful in treating burning of the body, cough, fainting and ulcers
Frequently Asked Questions
What is another name for a Wind tree ?
Wind tree is commonly known as Black poplar, Lombardy poplar
How tall do Wind tree grow?
On average Wind tree grows 20 to 40 feet
What color are Wind tree ?
A Wind tree plant bears flowers of color Red
When Wind tree blooms?
With enough light, Wind tree may produce Red flowers in Mid spring
How hard is Wind tree to grow?
A Wind tree is Easy to grow
How much sunlight does a Wind tree need?
A Wind tree prefers Full sun
How much water does a Wind tree need?
A Wind tree prefers watering Medium
What kind of soil does a Wind tree need?
A Wind tree prefers Well-drained soil
What temperature does a Wind tree like?
A Wind tree prefers 70-80 degrees F
How often should I fertilize my Wind tree ?
To encourage Wind tree growth, Apply any organic fertilizer
Monday, 20 January 2020
?How many years will it live?
Sunday, 24 November 2019
Where did you get the round plant stands with the feet on them?
Friday, 22 November 2019
Very good garden plants, worth enough for normal gardening. Got for deal price.
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