Populus monticola

White Bark Cottonwood

Form and Growth Characteristics:
Plant Type - Tree
Growth Rate - Upright crown with pendulous outer branching. Growth rates of up to 3ft per year common.
Mature Height - 65'
Mature Width - 25'
Longevity - Usually short lived, less than 50 years in natural habitat.

Ornamental Characteristics:
Flower - Inconspicuous. Flowers in Spring
Fruit - Brown Capsule, Small (0.25 - 0.50 inches) , fruiting in Summer.
Leaf - Lanceolate Medium Green.
Fall Color - Gold fall color
Bark - Striking smooth creamy white bark, resembles that of Quaking Aspen.
Other Features - (may be P. brandegeei)
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Culture and Care:
Care Requirements - Prefers moist to wet soils, loam to sand.
Native Habitat - Southern Baja California and east-central Sonora
Diseases and Insects - Susceptible to Aphids and Scales, Anthracnose, Canker, Crown Rot, Mistletoe and Sooty Mold.
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Plants of this taxon:
-not currently in our collection-

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 monticola.