Trees by Genus

Genus 'Populus'

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Populus alba
Populus balsamifera
Populus x canadensis
Populus x canadensis 'Regenerata'
Populus x canadensis 'Robusta'
Populus canescens
Populus deltoides
Populus grandidentata
Populus lasiocarpa
Populus nigra
Populus nigra 'Italica'
Populus nigra var. betulifolia
Populus tremula
Populus tremuloides
Populus trichocarpa

Populus deltoides (Cottonwood)

Populus deltoides

Also known as: Necklace Poplar

Native: Eastern North America

Location: Planted in central Europe by roads and for timber, and in eastern states of America for shelter and ornament.

Height to 30m or more in the wild.


Leaves have finely hairy edges and glands at join with leaf stem. Buds and leaves have a strong balsam fragrance.


Populus deltoides

Flowers open in March, males red up to 5cm long, females greenish up to 10cm long.


No sample available

Fruit capsules have three or four valves and release cottony seeds in June.