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Populus acuminata x sargentii


Cottonwood, Highland

Populus acuminata x sargentii   "Highland"

Category: deciduous tree   Size: medium

Mature Size: 45-50' x 20-30'

Zone: 3   Growth Rate: fast


Elevation (if known): To 7,000'


Soil :


Comments: Male clone only. A smaller and more upright version of the plains cottonwood. Originally from the Cheyenne Horticultural Research Station. A hardy substitute for P. acuminata (lanceleaf cottonwood) because it is a cross of acuminata and sargentii.

Warnings: Has been seen to have problems with canker disease at the Cheyenne Botanic Gardens.

Alamosa Tree Board Recommended? yes

Street Tree? no   Street Tree Conditions:

CO/NM native? no   Native to:

Known Locations:

Information Sources: Cheyenne Botanic Gardens, Alamosa Tree Board