Clones

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SnowTiger® is a collection of P. trichocarpa clones bred for the climate in northern Europe.

Demo plantation in growing zone 3 (Sweden), Stockholm region, latitude 59o83’N:

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8 years after planting        9 years after planting

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13 years after planting the diameter at breast height is up to 36cm

SnowTiger clones are

  • Fast growing
  • Frost tolerant
  • With straight stem form
  • Suitable for growing in 15-25 years long rotations in Scandinavia and in the Baltics

The evaluation of SnowTigers poplars was partly supported by EU Project no E8443
within the Eurostars program during the years 2013-2016.
Project title: High productive and climate adapted poplar clones for the energy
and forestry sector in the Baltic Sea Region.
VINNOVA was the financer of 50% of the total cost of the project. The project was
coordinated by SweTree Technologies AB in the partnership with
the Department of Crop Production Ecology in Swedish
University of Agricultural Sciences and Euromediena AB.