Pyramidal Simon Poplar, Chinese Cottonwood
Form and Growth Characteristics: Plant Type - TreeGrowth Rate - Moderate to fast growth rateMature Height - 40-60'Mature Width - Longevity - Very Short - less than 50 years
Ornamental Characteristics: Flower - Inconsipcuous, yellow, dioecious flowers in early spring, pollinated by windFruit - Small brown capsules in summerLeaf - Fall Color - Bronze/goldBark - Other Features - This cultivar has steeply ascending branches resulting in a rather columnar tree in youth, becoming fatter with agePossible Use - Season Of Interest -
Culture and Care: Care Requirements - Full sun, average water needs (water regularly but do not overwater)Native Habitat - Species native to Northern China. Introduced 1862. Zone 2 to 5.Diseases and Insects - The leaves, like many poplars, are susceptible to leaf spot and abscise prematurely. Also susceptible to anthracnose, canker, crown rot, mistletoe, sooty mold aphids, beetle borers, caterpillars, scales.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 simonii.