Populus balsamifera at barcham trees
the leaves of Populus balsamifera
Populus balsamifera at barcham trees

Populus balsamifera

Balsam Poplar

Not a long lived tree, the oldest recorded are about 200 years old.

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This tough Poplar is a native of North America and gets its name from the sweet smelling fragrance emanating from its sticky buds.

Suitable for wet and exposed sites this tree is very useful for land that periodically floods in winter. It’s lush green summer leaves produces a good canopy and they can turn a glorious yellow in the autumn.

Not a long lived tree, the oldest recorded are about 200 years old.

Mature height 20m+

Mature crown spread: 8-11m

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