Populus simonii 'Fastigiata'

Pyramidal Simon Poplar, Chinese Cottonwood

Form and Growth Characteristics:
Plant Type - Tree
Growth Rate - Moderate to fast growth rate
Mature Height - 40-60'
Mature Width -
Longevity - Very Short - less than 50 years

Ornamental Characteristics:
Flower - Inconsipcuous, yellow, dioecious flowers in early spring, pollinated by wind
Fruit - Small brown capsules in summer
Leaf -
Fall Color - Bronze/gold
Bark -
Other Features - This cultivar has steeply ascending branches resulting in a rather columnar tree in youth, becoming fatter with age
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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.
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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.