Shape: Tall, branching starts more than half way up. The top is very dense, and rounded shape.
Trunk: The mature bark is a mixture of greys with rough bark ridges. The further up the trunk the bark looks like a birch with its white bark.
Wood: The wood is light, and a softwood. This is not very good for firewood. The wood smells like fish aswell.
Branches: The branches grow upwards mostly, are white, and very brittle. A very common tree with dead branches and broken hanging limbs.
Description: This tree is a fast growing pollution andsalt tollerant tree. These trees are planted in residental areas as a quick buffer until the nicer slower growing trees catch up, and then the poplars are removed.