A picture of a Eastern cottonwood

Eastern cottonwood

Populus deltoides

Also known as

Necklace poplar, Poplar

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

H4

RHS hardiness

-10°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

30m

Max

20m

25m

Min

15m

Flowering

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A photo of Eastern cottonwood

Eastern cottonwood Overview

This is an upright, broad-headed tree. It is rather short lived, with triangular, glossy green leaves which are about 20cm long and coarsely toothed. The bark is grey and deeply rigged. The long catkins are yellow and red.

Common problems with Eastern cottonwood

How to propagate Eastern cottonwood

Cuttings

You can propagate from cuttings in the winter.

Other uses of Eastern cottonwood

Suitable for coastal conditions. Attracts butterflies