Cottonwood (Populus Deltoides)

SKU: Cottonwood SKU Parent Categories: , ,


Latin: Populus deltoides

Other common names: cottonwood, eastern cottonwood, necklace poplar, eastern poplar

Mature Height: 80-100′ height/3-4′ diameter. Fast growing in ideal situations.

Soil / Climate: Grows in most soils provided with adequate moisture and sunlight.

Notes: Cottonwood grows best on moist, welldrained, fine sandy loams or silt loams. Coarse sands and heavy clay soils are not recommended. It is relatively tolerant of drier soil. Cottonwood is resistant to flood damage. Dark greern leaves are triangular and ovate ranging from 3 to 5 inches long and turning yellow-gold in fall.

Wildlife: Rabbits and deer will browse seedlings and young trees. Beavers will use saplings and poles for food and dam construction.

Cold Stream Farm supplies Cottonwood trees which are grown as bare root seedlings and transplants and sold both wholesale and retail with no minimum order.
Additional information on Populus tremuloides can be found on the link: USDA / NRCS PLANTS Database.

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Dimensions 1 × 1 in


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