Form and Growth Characteristics: Plant Type - TreeGrowth Rate - Narrow, conical in youth maturing into a rounded crown.Mature Height - 40' to 50'Mature Width - 20' to 30'Longevity - Individual stems average 60-100years, but a clonal grove may persist thousands of years.
Ornamental Characteristics: Flower - Silvery catkins in early springFruit - Leaf - Alternate, simple, ovate to orbicular, flattened petiole. Leaves flutter in the slightest breeze.Fall Color - Golden YellowBark - Bark smooth greenish-white to white depending on provenance.Other Features - Possible Use - Naturalization, pulpwood, lumber. Accent and specimen use in Rocky Mountain areas.Season Of Interest -
Culture and Care: Care Requirements - Indifferent as to soil conditions. Can be found native on moist, loamy sands to shallow rocky soils and clay.Native Habitat - The most widely distributed tree in North AmericaDiseases and Insects - Varies widely throughout native range. Succeptible to many insects and diseases, but use of local genotypes lessens severity.Strength - Resistant to breakageWeakness -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 tremuloides.