Cottonwood - Populus deltoides | Pots ready spring & fall

Common name: Cottonwood

Scientific name: Populus deltoides

Example mature size: 50 m tall, 25 m wide; 164.5 ft tall, 82.5 ft wide

Sunlight: Full-sun, Partial-sun

Water: Medium-wet, Wet

Soil: Sand, Silt

Blooms: Green in April

Ontario plant status: Native Tree - Deciduous, Common

Natural habitats: Riverbanks-beaches, Swamp-wetland

Wildlife benefits: Bees/wasps 🐝

Points of interest: - Usually found growing along lakeshores, rivers, and in marshes - The hollow trunk provides shelter for wildlife as well as its twigs and bark provide food - Because this tree is fast-growing it is often planted as windbreakers