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Populus Deltoides

Botanical Name:

Populus deltoides

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How to Grow
Water
Medium
Water moderately, allowing the top 3cm to dry out between watering.
Sunlight
Full Sun
6+ hours of direct sun per day
Soil
Moist soils. Sandy, Sandy Loam, Medium Loam, Clay Loam, Clay
Cold Tolerant
yes
Characteristics

Bloom Time

Mar, Apr, May

Plant Type

Trees, Native Plant, Shrub, Tree, Weed

Lifespan

Woody, Perennial

Plant Height

12-36 ft.

Flower

Species is dioecious; males occur in 1 inch long catkins, females occur in a sparse yellow-flowered catkin. Male flowers are reddish and non-showy. Female flowers are green.

Fruit

The fruit is an elongated capsule, grown in clusters, with 3-4 valves and seeds surrounded by cotton-like hairs that facilitate wind and water dispersal., Yellow, Green

Benefits
Ornamental

Shade tree, Fall conspicuous, Fast growing, Easily grown.

Attracts

Birds

Butterflies

Taxonomy

Order

Salicales

Family

Salicaceae

Genus

Populus

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