The largest tree in Saskatchewan is a giant cottonwood/balsam poplar hybrid. It stands at 21 meters (68 feet) tall even with the top shorn off by lightning. Its trunk measures 5 meters (16 feet) in circumference, and its branches span 32 meters (over 104 feet).
The tree is 160 years old and is often called the Popoff Tree after Samuel J. Popoff who was the first person to own the land the tree sits on.
The tree is south of Blaine Lake on Highway 12 See Riverlands Heritage Region for more information: