Populus acuminata x sargentii
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'
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:
Information Sources: Cheyenne Botanic Gardens, Alamosa Tree Board