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Okanese Poplar vs Black Locust

Populus x Okanese

Robinia pseudoacacia

Okanese Poplar
Black Locust

Okanese Poplar is an excellent shelterbelt tree. It's one of the hardiest and fastest growing trees you can plant on the prairies. This hybrid poplar is disease resistant, drought and cold tolerant, produces no fuzz, and requires little maintenance. Okanese poplar also makes for a good privacy screen on larger properties.

Black Locust is an attractive tree. Its distinctive leaves are made of about a dozen bright green leaflets. It also notable for its fragrant white flowers, which smell of citrus.

Black Locust can grow in many situations, but prefers dry areas with lots of sun. It is robust and is an excellent choice for establishing shade in dry, open areas.

Important note: Much of the Black Locust is toxic to humans and livestock, including seeds, bark, and leaves.

OKANESE POPLAR QUICK FACTS

BLACK LOCUST QUICK FACTS

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Zone: 2a
Zone: 3a
Height: 18 m (60 ft)
Height: 12 m (40 ft)
Spread: 8 m (26 ft)
Spread: 8 m (25 ft)
Moisture: any
Moisture: dry, normal
Light: full sun
Light: full sun
Hybrid: yes
Fuzz/fluff: no
Flowers: Creamy white flowers in a pyramidal shape bloom in may-june
Bark: dark reddish brown to balck with furrows
Growth rate: very fast
Growth rate: fast
Life span: long
Maintenance: low
Maintenance: low
Suckering: high
Suckering: high
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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