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    When to plant hybrid poplar?

    I wanted a privacy tree and found the poplar. I already have a 6ft fence but here in NJ homes can rise aboves fences very easily. So I decided to place trees along to fence to eventually block my neighbors view. I want to know when to plant the trees though. My research says preferably in Spring but fall is ok also. Im in zone 6-7. Here is where Im buying the trees http://www.coldstreamfarm.net/produc...sp?ID=5&SID=59.
    Does anyone have any information on them. They seem good at least the BBB, has no negs about them. Im ordering about 65 of the 6 footers which is why price is VERY important to me.
    Any infomation about anything is greatly appreciated.

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    RE: When to plant hybrid poplar?

    I think you can do better. If price is important to you, plant something with stronger wood, longer lived and something that won't outgrow the space (they are large trees), and something without aggressive thirsty roots, so that you won't be throwing money down the tubes.

    As for planting, spring and fall are good times. I prefer fall planting but that's me.

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