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Assiniboine Poplar vs Red Sunset Maple

Populus x Assiniboine

Acer rubrum Sunset

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Assiniboine Poplar
Red Sunset Maple

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.

Red Sunset Maple is named for its stunning orange and red leaves in the fall. It is a fast growing cultivar of the Red Maple that is native to Eastern North America. The winter stems and spring flowers are also tinged with red color, making this tree attractive year round.

The Red Sunset Maple is salt sensitive and prefers moist soil with slightly acidic conditions.

ASSINIBOINE POPLAR QUICK FACTS

RED SUNSET MAPLE QUICK FACTS

Zone: 2a
Zone: 4a
Height: 20 m (66 ft)
Height: 15 m (50 ft)
Spread: 12 m (40 ft)
Spread: 11 m (35 ft)
Moisture: normal, wet
Moisture: wet
Light: partial shade, full sun
Light: partial shade, full sun
Hybrid: yes
Hybrid: yes
Fall colour: red/orange
Flowers: small red clusters
Growth rate: very fast
Growth rate: fast
Life span: medium
Life span: medium
Suckering: high
Suckering: none

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

Between row spacing: 5 m (16 ft)