Balsam Poplar is a hardy, fast-growing deciduous tree that is Native to Canada east of the Rockies.
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.
BALSAM POPLAR QUICK FACTS
BLACK LOCUST QUICK FACTS
Spread: 8 m (25 ft)
Fuzz/fluff: see description
Fall colour: golden yellow
Flowers: Creamy white flowers in a pyramidal shape bloom in may-june
Bark: dark reddish brown to balck with furrows
In row spacing: 2.4 - 3 m (8 - 10 ft)
Between row spacing: 5 m (16 ft)
Other Names: bam, bamtree, eastern balsam poplar, hackmatack, tacamahac
Other Names: false acacia, yellow locust
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