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Balsam Poplar vs Assiniboine Poplar

Populus balsamifera

Populus x Assiniboine

Balsam Poplar
Assiniboine Poplar

Balsam Poplar is a hardy, fast-growing deciduous tree.

Native to Canada east of the Rockies, this large, upright's seedlings are grown from cuttings.

Sometimes they are a male clone, so they don't produce fluff. Other times, the collection was from both male and female trees and there is some fluff produced.

Assiniboine poplar is a tall, fast growing tree that has a shapely oval form and dense foliage. This hybrid poplar is a male clone and produces no fuzz or fluff. Assiniboine poplar can handle tough conditions such as: urban pollution, environmental salt, drought, poor soil, and even some standing water.

BALSAM POPLAR QUICK FACTS

ASSINIBOINE POPLAR QUICK FACTS

Zone: 2a
Zone: 2a
Height: 25 m (82 ft)
Height: 20 m (66 ft)
Spread: 12 m (40 ft)
Moisture: normal
Moisture: normal, wet
Light: full sun
Light: partial shade, full sun
Hybrid: yes
Fuzz/fluff: see description
Fuzz/fluff: no
Catkins: yes
Fall colour: golden yellow
Fall colour: yellow
Growth rate: fast
Growth rate: very fast
Life span: medium
Life span: medium
Maintenance: low
Maintenance: low
Suckering: medium
Suckering: high
Pollution tolerance: medium
Pollution tolerance: high

In row spacing: 2.4 - 3 m (8 - 10 ft)

In row spacing: 2.4 - 3 m (8 - 10 ft)
Between row spacing: 5 m (16 ft)
Between row spacing: 5 m (16 ft)





Ships To Canada: yes
Ships to USA: yes
Ships To Canada: yes
Ships to USA: yes