- Flower nameWhite poplars
- Scientific namePopulus alba
- Aliasウラジロハコヤナギ, 銀泥, 裏白箱柳, White poplars, Silver leaved poplar
- Place of originEurope, Central Asia and North Africa
- Place of floweringPark, Streets, Planting
- Flowering seasonMarch, April
What is White poplars
White poplars or Gindoro (scientific name: Populus alba) is a cold-resistant deciduous trees of the family Salicaceae native to West Asia - South Europe. There is a rhombic pattern in the bark. The leaf table is dark green, but the leaves are covered with felt fluff and looks silver white. It is a dioecious strain. In the spring before the leaves develop, I will hang the caterpillar inflorescences from the axilla. Flowers become ears, neither flower nor sepals. Female flower is yellow green and it is about 5 cm in length and there are 2 stigma heads. 2 It bursts. Male flower stems are dark red and somewhat long, and there are 6 to 10 stamens. The fruits mature in June and add yellow-green fruits to inflorescence of about 10 cm. Leaves turn yellow in autumn. It was planted as a street tree after coming in the middle of Meiji era. There are Yamanarashi in the same genus.
Common name: White poplars or Gindoro, Scientific Name: Populus alba, aka: White poplars, Silver leaved poplar, Origin: Europe, Central Asia, North Africa, tree height 15 - 25 m, bark: grayish white, leaf diameter: 15 cm, leaf shape: palm shape, leaf margin: missing tooth, flowering period: from March to April, flower color: light green, fruit stage: from May to June, fruit type: caudate fruit.