Balsam Poplar is a hardy, fast-growing deciduous tree that is Native to Canada east of the Rockies.
Black Cherry is common in eastern North America but a rare find elsewhere. This tree is shade tolerant and is often found in old fields, forest openings, and along fencerows.
BALSAM POPLAR QUICK FACTS
BLACK CHERRY QUICK FACTS
Spread: 14 m (45 ft)
Fuzz/fluff: see description
Flowers: white, blooming in april-may
In row spacing: 2.4 - 3 m (8 - 10 ft)
Between row spacing: 5 m (16 ft)
Toxicity: bark and wilted leaves toxic to livestock
Other Names: bam, bamtree, eastern balsam poplar, hackmatack, tacamahac
Other Names: mountain black cherry, wild cherry, wild rum cherry
Tags: All Items, Aspen and Poplar, Deciduous Trees, Fast Growing Trees, Native Alberta Plants, Native North America Plants, Privacy Trees, Shade Trees, Shelterbelts and Windbreaks