populiculture

The Conseil National du Peuplier (France) has published 20 video tutorials on poplar growing

Contributed by the Conseil National du Peuplier In recent years, there has been renewed interest in France in poplar wood and, more generally, in poplar plantations. In France, poplar wood represents a local, sustainable, and renewable material resource that helps to combat climate change: qualities that are in demand when it comes to limiting the…

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Spain: getting to know the most notable poplar varieties for sustainable cultivation

ProPopulus Team In previous posts we have delved in the cultivation of poplars in Italy and France. Now is Spain’s turn. The cultivation of poplars (genus Populus) in Spain has been extensively developed and has experienced significant growth in recent decades. The country has a National Catalog of basic materials for the production of forest…

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The French poplar plantation: effects of climate and new cultivars

ProPopulus Team Poplar is a widespread hardwood species in France, occupying just over 194,000 hectares, putting France well ahead of the rest of Western Europe. Although poplars account for over 1% of France’s forest area, they contribute 28% of the hardwood harvest, coming in second place (1.4 Mm3) after oak (2.2 Mm3) in 2021 (total…

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Biopoptech: a project to improve the competitiveness of the poplar sector

ProPopulus Team With the aim of improving the competitiveness of the poplar sector by promoting poplar cultivation and the cascade use of its wood for high-value technological products, the BIOPOPTECH Operational Group has been established in Spain. This collaborative project focuses on the research of different poplar cultivars, from planting to harvesting and processing, to…

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Populiculture, a profitable venture in Europe

ProPopulus Team Poplar farming is an increasingly attractive investment opportunity in European countries, as demand for wood products continues to grow. With the right resources and investment, poplar farming can be a profitable venture, with potential for long-term returns. Significant ROI One the reasons for populicuture becoming an attractive investment is that it can provide…

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