Populus ‘Columnar Sundancer’
Exposure: Full Sun
Mature Size: 39′ high x 10′ wide
Tree Form: Columnar
Growth Rate: Fast
Special Features: Seedless, resistant to leaf rust
Fall Color: Yellow
Recommended Min Tree Spacing: 10′ to 16′ apart
Description: Originally located in Indian Head, SK, the Sundancer Poplar is proving to be a very hardy, moderate-growth, long-lived tree. A great alternative to the Swedish Columnar Aspen. It’s the #1 disease-resistant poplar on the prairies. With a fibrous root system and columnar growing habit have no fear of planting this Poplar in a smaller yard, near the house!
Ornamental Features: Sundancer is a fast growing, tall, columnar male tree with upward growing branches. The original tree located at the Agroforestry Development Centre in Indian Head, Saskatchewan has grown to a height of 21m at 32 years with a crown width of 3.5m. Green leaves flush in late April to early May turning yellow in the fall.
Landscape Attributes: Great for wind breaks, reclamation sites, erosion control or ornamental use. Adaptable to a wide range of growing conditions.