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Cottonwood Descriptions

Lanceleaf

  • Populus x acuminata
  • Fast growing hardy native tree
  • Leaves up to 4 inches long
  • Yellow Fall color
  • Height 40'-60'
  • Spread 35'-40'

Narrowleaf

  • Populus angustifolia
  • Fast growing native with long narrow leaves
  • Yellow fall color
  • Likes high altitudes
  • Height 50'-60'
  • Spread 40'-45'

Robusta

  • Populus x deltoides 'Robusta'
  • Fast growing seedless native
  • Well suited for moderate and arid conditions
  • Broad, oval growth habit
  • Height 40'-60'
  • Spread 30'-40'

Siouxland

  • Populus deltoides 'Siouxland'
  • Large dark green leaves
  • Vigorous and fast growing
  • Yellow fall color
  • Height 70'-90'
  • Spread 30'-40'

Straight Plains

  • Populus deltoides monilifera
  • Cottonless male clone
  • Straight growth habit with rounded shape
  • Yellow fall color
  • Height 70'-80'
  • Spread 40'-50'