White Bark Cottonwood
Form and Growth Characteristics: Plant Type - TreeGrowth 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 SpringFruit - Brown Capsule, Small (0.25 - 0.50 inches) , fruiting in Summer.Leaf - Lanceolate Medium Green.Fall Color - Gold fall colorBark - Striking smooth creamy white bark, resembles that of Quaking Aspen.Other Features - (may be P. brandegeei)Possible Use - Season Of Interest -
Culture and Care: Care Requirements - Prefers moist to wet soils, loam to sand.Native Habitat - Southern Baja California and east-central SonoraDiseases and Insects - Susceptible to Aphids and Scales, Anthracnose, Canker, Crown Rot, Mistletoe and Sooty Mold.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 monticola.