Poplar Planting at Cubbon and Culbert

  • Hybrid poplar (var. ‘Walker’) cuttings, rooted cuttings and rooted plugs
  • Cuttings were soaked for 24-h, while rooted cuttings and plugs were taken from cold storage 2-3 days prior to planting
  • Mechanically planted in the spring of 2002
  • 1240 trees/ha – spaced 2.5 m (within-row) and 3.2 m (between row)
  • One person behind planter tamped soil around each seedling