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Assiniboine Poplar vs Western Red Cedar

Populus x Assiniboine

Thuja plicata

Assiniboine Poplar
Western Red Cedar

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.

Western Red Cedar is native to the Pacific Northwest, and is the largest tree in the cypress family. Featuring horizontol branching with scale-like dark green foliage that has a strong aroma. The wood is naturally durable and light, and is resistent to decay and insects, making it sought after for house siding, panelling, furniture, and fences. This is British Colombia's offical tree.

ASSINIBOINE POPLAR QUICK FACTS

WESTERN RED CEDAR QUICK FACTS

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Zone: 2a
Zone: 5a
Height: 20 m (66 ft)
Height: 45 m (150 ft)
Spread: 12 m (40 ft)
Spread: 9 m (30 ft)
Moisture: normal, wet
Moisture: normal, wet
Light: partial shade, full sun
Light: shade, partial shade
Hybrid: yes
Growth rate: very fast
Growth rate: fast
Life span: medium
Life span: long
Suckering: high
Suckering: none

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

Between row spacing: 5 m (16 ft)



Other Names: giant cedar, pacific red cedar