Rio Grande Cottonwood


Populus wislizeni

  • Landscape Size: 50 to 60’ feet tall and wide
  • Sun: Full sun
  • Uses: Shade Tree
  • Heat Tolerance: High
  • Water: Very High water.
  • Growth: 48”-72”
  • Zone 4-9.
  • Fall Color: GoldYellow

Fast Growing!
New Mexico Native.

Giant fast-growing tree!
Where water is not limiting the Valley Cottonwood can grow extremely fast. Surface rooted tree that may damage foundations if planted too closely to structures. They should be planted no closer than 40’ or further from structures.
Trees That Please Nursery propagates only cotton-less male trees, however, they may turn female if put under stress.
The Valley Cottonwood puts on a gorgeous fall color show.