Large suckering & spreading tree <20m high. Distinguished from other poplars by leaves: glossy green on upper side, greenish white on underside, pink midrib & veins. Bark grey, fissured.
Tolerates wide habitat range.
Locally spread by suckering.
Rapid growth rate, displaces native species.
In pasture, livestock will control spread
1. Spray small plants at full leaf stage (100ml glyphosate/10L).
2. Frill (feather cut bark), paint (250ml glyphosate/1L).
3. Cut & stump paint (5g metsulfuron/1L).
4. Drill & inject (2ml of 20g metsulfuron/1L solution) into cuts/holes at 10cm intervals around trunks.
CAUTION: When using any herbicide or pesticide please read the label thoroughly to ensure that all instructions and safety requirements are followed.