Populus x acuminata

Populus x acuminata

Hardy upright Cottonwood. Glossy dark green leaves with a slightly yellow underside and yellow fall color. Fast growing can provide quick shade, but keep in mind it is not a seedless selection and anticipate seasonal “cotton” blowing around. Native.


Plant Height at Maturity

45 feet

Plant Width at Maturity

20 feet

Growth Rate


Growth Habit


Landscape Uses

Windbreak | Erosion Control | Shade | Water Garden | Boulevard Tree

Environmental Features

Native Species | Water-wise | Pollinator Friendly

Tough Sites

Wet Soil | Urban Conditions | High Wind

Seasonal Interest

Fall Color

Flower Color