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Assiniboine Poplar vs Ussurian Pear (Siberian)

Populus x Assiniboine

Pyrus ussuriensis

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(new stock expected: fall of 2018)

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(new stock expected: fall of 2018)

Assiniboine Poplar
Ussurian Pear (Siberian)

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.

Ussurian Pear (aka Manchurian or Siberian Pear) is the most cold hardy of all pear species.

This self-pollinating pear bears white flowers in the spring and has good fall colour, making it an exceptional ornamental addition to any garden. However, it has a tendency to branch quite low and is often used in shelterbelts and hedges too.

Note: the fruit produced by this pear is rather mealy and not a choice edible. It is primarily grown for its attractive flowers and pollination of other pear varieties, or as cold hardy rootstock, but is an excellent addition to any shelterbelt.

ASSINIBOINE POPLAR QUICK FACTS

USSURIAN PEAR (SIBERIAN) QUICK FACTS

Zone: 2a
Zone: 3a
Height: 20 m (66 ft)
Height: 10 m (33 ft)
Spread: 12 m (40 ft)
Spread: 8 m (26 ft)
Moisture: normal, wet
Moisture: normal
Light: partial shade, full sun
Light: full sun
Hybrid: yes
Fuzz/fluff: no
Fall colour: burgundy
Berries: yellow fruit (low quality, self pollinating)
Flowers: white flowers in spring
Growth rate: very fast
Growth rate: fast
Life span: medium
Life span: long
Maintenance: low
Maintenance: medium
Suckering: high
Suckering: none
Pollution tolerance: high
Pollution tolerance: high

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

Between row spacing: 5 m (16 ft)





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