Balsam Poplar

Range of the Balsam Poplar
Balsam Poplar

Location: Found throughout the northern part of Minnesota along streams and edges
of swamps or in other cool locations. (Also found in northern states east of Minnesota and throughout most of Canada.)

Fun Facts: Heavy when green, light when dry; soft, not very strong; close grained; light brown; large, conical-shaped bud

Uses: Pulp, boxes, packing cases and rough lumber

Full Size: 60-80 feet in height; 1-2 feet in diameter; fast growing, medium-size tree

Age at Maturity: 40 years

  • Balsam Poplar
    Balsam Poplar
   

Did You Know?

Trees absorb carbon, and finished products store it! These products made from wood are 50% carbon by weight.

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