cottonwood, and aspen—Populus spp.*
Family Salicaceae (Willow family)
Populus spp. are deciduous trees growing
from 40 to 60 feet tall.
*Some species of Populus are invasive weeds. Other types of plants may be better choices when planting.
Optimum conditions for growth
Trees do best in full sun with regular deep irrigation.
They grow rapidly and are best for low maintenance areas.