- Common Name(s):
- Eastern cottonwood, Eastern poplar
Easy to transplant; short lived; messy tree; brittle wood; use with caution
- 75-100 ft.
- Nonshowy flowers; cottony mass
- Sun; range of soil types; drought and air pollution tolerant
- Pyramidal in youth; broad vase with open branches with age; becomes ragged and irregular
- 50-75 ft.
- Growth Rate:
- 3 to 5 in. alternate, simple medium green leaves; modest fall color
NCCES plant id: 2124