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Horse Chestnut vs Assiniboine Poplar

Aesculus hippocastanum

Populus x Assiniboine

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(new stock expected: fall of 2019)

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Horse Chestnut
Assiniboine Poplar

Horse Chestnut is a medium sized deciduous tree that is native to Greece but has been grown in North America for hundreds of years. It produces large nuts.

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.

HORSE CHESTNUT QUICK FACTS

ASSINIBOINE POPLAR QUICK FACTS

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Zone: 3a
Zone: 2a
Height: 12 m (39 ft)
Height: 20 m (66 ft)
Spread: 4 m (12 ft)
Spread: 12 m (40 ft)
Moisture: normal
Moisture: normal, wet
Light: partial shade, full sun
Light: partial shade, full sun
Hybrid: yes
Fuzz/fluff: no
Fall colour: yellow to orange
Nuts: large nuts within spiky capsules. Slightly poisonous to eat
Growth rate: medium
Growth rate: very fast
Life span: medium
Life span: medium
Maintenance: medium
Maintenance: low
Suckering: none
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)

Toxicity: raw Horse Chestnut seed, leaf, bark and flower is toxic if ingested due to the presence of esculin.




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