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Green Giant / Brooks #6 Poplar vs Horse Chestnut

Populus x Green Giant

Aesculus hippocastanum

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Green Giant / Brooks #6 Poplar
Horse Chestnut

Green Giant Poplar - also known as Brooks #6 - is a large, prairie hardy tree ideally suited to shelterbelts. Cold tolerance, drought tolerance, and disease resistance make the green giant a perfect fit for anyone looking for a low maintenance tree. This hybrid poplar variety produces no fuzz.

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.

GREEN GIANT / BROOKS #6 POPLAR QUICK FACTS

HORSE CHESTNUT QUICK FACTS

Zone: 2a
Zone: 3a
Height: 15 m (49 ft)
Height: 12 m (39 ft)
Spread: 8 m (25 ft)
Spread: 4 m (12 ft)
Moisture: any
Moisture: normal
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: very fast
Growth rate: medium
Life span: medium
Maintenance: medium
Maintenance: medium
Suckering: high
Suckering: none
Pollution tolerance: medium
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.

Other Names: brooks poplar, hybrid poplar


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