Botanical name: Populus deltoides
Common name: Eastern Cottonwood
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Height: 70-100' Spread: 70-100' Habit/Form: Slightly vase shaped, with large trunk and branches Growth Rate: Fast Zone: 3-8
Cultural Requirements: Full sun; moist to wet soils preferred, but can tolerate drier sites; tolerant of salt and compaction.
Ornamental Characteristics: yellow fall color
Concerns: Weak wood due to fast growth; roots can invade septic and sewer systems; female trees can be messy, producing large quantities of seeds with white 'fluff' attached.