Populus deltoides

Eastern Cottonwood

  • Native bottomland tree
  • Fast-growing
  • Male clone is seedless
  • Height: 50-100 Feet
  • Spread: 35-50 Feet
  • Hardiness Zone: 2 - 9
Size Avail Future Price Qty
S3-3 RPM 0 493 Sign In for Ordering
S3-3CG RPM 0 850 Sign In for Ordering
S3-7 RPM 0 10 Sign In for Ordering

Interesting Notes:

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.

Characteristics & Attributes

Full Sun
Partial Shade
Soil Moisture Preference
Moist, Well-Drained
Midwest Native
Interesting Bark
Wetlands and Streambank Stabilization
Grow Native!
MSD (Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District)
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