Balsam Poplar (Populus balsamica), Organic – 1 tree


The Balsam Poplar is an easy care, fast growing tree.  It has fragrant leaves and buds, its leaves turn gold in the Fall.  It is in the same family as Willow and has salicin which is a natural pain reliever and anti-inflammatory.

Most parts of the Balsam Poplar are edible.  It is also medicinal, it has been used for the respiratory system, as an antiseptic and anti-inflammatory.  

Balm of Gilead is the name given to the buds of the Balsam Poplar, they are resinous and sticky and are often used in medicinal salves and for smudging.

As with all edible & medicinal wild plants, please ID your plants carefully and work with a trained herbalist.

Trees are approximately 12 inches tall
Trees for pick up are in a 4 inch biodegradable pots
Trees that are shipping will be sent as a 2.5 inch plug (without pot & excess soil) to reduce weight and shipping costs.

5 out of 5

5 in stock

LeeFee Local

(Rensselaerville, NY)

Normally ready for pick-up within 3-5 business days.

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(Rensselaerville, NY)

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