Silver Poplar trees

jpressedJune 7, 2009

I know that this is a strange question, but does anyone have a silver poplar tree and wouldn't mind my picking some of its leaves, especially in early fall? I am a flower presser and those leaves are like gold to me! I use them in pictures- the gray felty side is great for whites and in the fall, when the green side turns dark, they press almost black. These are 2 difficult colors to find and use in pressed flower art work. I live in Peabody, north of Boston.

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arbo_retum(z5 ,WinchstrMA)

i suggest you call these 2 places and ask if they have any silver poplars in their collection and that you'd like to come see them: the Arnold Arboretum in JP and Longhill in Ipswich(owned by Trustees of Reservations). You might also call the Town of Lexington Tree Warden.

best,
mindy

    Bookmark   June 12, 2009 at 12:41PM
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jpressed

Thanks Mindy for the great ideas!
jacki

    Bookmark   June 22, 2009 at 7:18PM
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arbo_retum(z5 ,WinchstrMA)

i forgot to mentiion the most likely place of all- the Arnold Arboretum in boston/JP. glad to be of help.
mindy

    Bookmark   June 23, 2009 at 11:20PM
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