Eastern Cottonwood Tree

Eastern Cottonwood Tree

Eastern Cottonwood Tree Facts

Specific Name:   Populus deltoides
Hardiness Zones:   2 to 9
Growth_Rate:   Rapid
Site Requirements:   Sun; range of soil types; drought and air pollution tolerant
Texture:   Medium
Form:   Pyramidal in youth; broad vase with open branches with age; becomes ragged and irregular
Height:   75 to 100'
Weight:   50 to 75'
Leaf:   3 to 5" alternate, simple medium green leaves; modest fall color
Flower/Fruit:   Nonshowy flowers; cottony mass
Comments:    Easy to transplant; short lived; messy tree; brittle wood; use with caution
Habit:   Deciduous
Cultivars:   --