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Populus deltoides

Eastern Cottonwood

Eastern Cottonwood has smooth gray or white bark. Tiny flowers in long drooping catkins are produced in spring, followed by fluffy seeds.

Native bottomland tree
Fast-growing
Male clone is seedless

Item

Description

On Hand

Future

13739 S3-5 RPM 0 0
14418 S3-15 RPM 1 0
14575 06in 0 0
1650 S3-3 RPM 8 1501
1651 S3-3CG RPM 0 1501
1652 12in 0 0
1653 18in 0 0
16305 24in 0 0

More about Populus deltoides :

The seed appearance gives the tree its common name. Usually in damp soils or in river beds. Sometimes planted to stabilize river banks, but they may in fact cause erosion by creating dense thickets which divert flows against the opposite bank and may spread downstream away from the planting site.

Eastern Cottonwood Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Produced using Forrest Keeling's patented RPM Root Production Method ® technology for exceptional growth and survivability. Cottonwood spreads by root suckers around the parent plant, forming large thickets. Spread over greater distances occurs when dumped material or branches detached in floods take root.

Height:

50-100 Feet

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Spread:

35-50 Feet

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Hardiness Zone:

2 - 9

Great Companion Plants for Populus deltoides
Characteristics & Attributes
Exposure
Full Sun
Partial Shade
Soil Moisture Preference
Moist, Well-Drained
Habit
Deciduous
Program
Grow Native!
MSD (Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District)
Attributes
Midwest Native
Interesting Bark
Wetlands and Streambank Stabilization