Form and Growth Characteristics: Plant Type - TreeGrowth Rate - Fast, 3-4' per year.Mature Height - 50-75'Mature Width - 20-35'Longevity - Short-lived. Deteriorates rapidly after 60-70 years.
Ornamental Characteristics: Flower - Slender drooping catkin, up to 4" long: mid to late April before leaves emerge.Fruit - 0.12" yellow-green capsules drooping catkin-like clusters releasing white cottony seeds in late May-mid June.Leaf - Fall Color - YellowBark - Ash-grey, thick, flattened or rounded ridges separated by deep fissures.Other Features - Important sources of pulpwood and wood products.Possible Use - Season Of Interest -
Culture and Care: Care Requirements - Easily transplanted. Prefers moist soil but will tolerate dry soil.Native Habitat - Nova Scotia to Ontario and Minnesota south to North Carolina, Tennessee, Illinois and Iowa. Introduced 1772.Diseases and Insects - None serious.Strength - Weakness -Plants of this taxon:
Find Related Plants:- Other plants with the common name Poplar.- Other plants of the family Salicaceae.- Other plants of the genus Populus.- Other plants of the species Populus grandidentata.