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Silver Poplar trees

Posted by jpressed MA z0ne 6 (My Page) on
Sun, Jun 7, 09 at 14:30

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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RE: Silver Poplar trees

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


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RE: Silver Poplar trees

Thanks Mindy for the great ideas!
jacki


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RE: Silver Poplar trees

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


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