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Populus deltoides

Common Name(s):
Eastern cottonwood, Eastern poplar
Category:
Trees
Comment:

Easy to transplant; short lived; messy tree; brittle wood; use with caution

Height:
75-100 ft.
Flower:
Nonshowy flowers; cottony mass
Zones:
2-9
Habit:
Deciduous
Site:
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
Width:
50-75 ft.
Growth Rate:
Rapid
Leaf:
3 to 5 in. alternate, simple medium green leaves; modest fall color

NCCES plant id: 2124

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