Cottonwood Fremont

Cottonwood Fremont

Populus fremontii

Known as either a Fremont or Valley cottonwood, these trees grow large at a rapid pace. The foliage is light green until fall when it turns bright yellow. Heat tolerant and needs plenty of water.

Type of Plant: Deciduous Shade Tree

Distinguishing Characteristics: Fast growing, produces bright yellow foliage in fall

Water Use: High

Flower Color: NA

Sun/Location: Full Sun

Approximate Height at Maturity*: 40'

Approximate Spread at Maturity*: 40'

Tree Shape: Rounded to broadly spreading

*Under average conditions in Northern New Mexico