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Trees & Shrubs

Populus balsamifera - Black Cottonwood

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Height: This deciduous tree can grow from 40 to 150 ft. tall.

Habitat: Grows best in moist to wet soil in full to part sun.

Foliage: Alternate, heart shaped to oval shaped, shiny, fragrant, green leaves that turn.

Flowers: Aromatic spring buds, yellow flowers, dropping catkins.

Bark: Light gray bark.

Natural Habitat: Found along stream banks and wet forests.

Why is it good for my garden? Black cottonwood is a fast growing tree with brittle wood and shallow roots. The wood on this tree has been used for smoking meats traditionally.

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