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Best at lower elevations, but will grow as high as 8000' elevation. Native to California to Mexico. Trees may be referred to as male or female.
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- Populus angustifolia - Salicaceae
- Additional Names:
Common Names: Narrowleaf Cottonwood, Willow-Leaved Poplar
- Native To: California to Mexico
- Habit: Erect or Spreading
and covers an Extensive Area.
Has Deciduous foliage.
- Shape: Columnar or Conical
- Sunset Zones: 1 - 11 and 14 - 21
- Exposure: Full Sun
- Water Needs: Wet to Dry Soil
- Soil Type: Loam or Sand
- Soil pH: Highly Acidic to Highly Alkaline
- Seaside Tolerance: Good in Mild Zone
- Height: 65 feet
- Growth Rate: 36 Inches per Season
- Landscape Use: Riparian
- Longevity: 40 to 150 years
- Leaves: Lanceolate Medium to Dark Green. Bronze or Gold in Fall. Deciduous.
- Flowers: Inconspicuous. Flowers in Spring or Winter. Has either male or female flowers (dioecious). Trees may be sold as male or female.
- Fruit: Brown Capsule, Small (0.25 - 0.50 inches), fruiting in Summer.
- Bark: Green or Light Green, Furrowed or Smooth
- Pest & Disease: Susceptible to Aphids, Beetle Borers, Scales and Thrip, Anthracnose, Canker, Crown Rot, Mistletoe and Sooty Mold
- Shading Capacity: Rated as Moderately Dense in Leaf and Moderate out of Leaf.
- Branch Strength: Rated as Weak
- Litter Issue: Dry Fruit and Twigs
- Root Damage Potential: Rated as High
- Health Hazard: Allergy
- Biogenic Emissions: High
- Fire Resistance: Favorable
Cite This Page:
SelecTree. "Populus angustifolia Tree Record." 1995-2012. May 19, 2013.
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