Hybrid Poplar: Prairie Sky Poplar (PSKY) (2 yr old; large size)
Bushy against the ground; tear drop shaped that will not loose branches in windstorms; good branch structure for winter wind and snow protection; no seeds nor fuzz; very fast growing. Photo shows a Prairie Sky tree pruned on the bottom several feet.
-Prairie Sky is a hybrid poplar developed by Agriculture Canada.
Full bushy look from bottom to top compared to Okanese, Assiniboia and Walker.
Male clone so has no seeds and therefor no fluff.
Very fast growing equal to that of Okanese and Walker varieties.
Can produce branches near the ground...pruning branches off the bottom meter of trunk is optional. Stooling branches may return from base of trunk after pruning.
At maturity tree can reach 60 feet in height and 20 feet in width".